How Often Should I Clean My Chimney?

Chimney Cleaning

Chimney inspections should be performed once a year to prevent a chimney fire and to ensure everything is in proper working order. When needed, cleaning the chimney involves removing soot; harmful blockages; and the highly flammable creosote from the liner, firebox, smoke chamber, and damper. How can you minimize problems? …

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Creosote Buildup in Chimney

Creosote Buildup in Chimney Have you ever noticed a black residue in your chimney, which seems to worsen every time you burn wood? That substance is called creosote, which is mostly comprised of tar. Creosote tends to buildup overtime inside your chimney and can cause harmful health effects.   What …

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