Chimneys gather soot, insect nests, debris, and creosote, which forms after burning wood over time. Creosote usually creates a thick layer of dark tar which makes it harder to scrape off and clean.
Owning a fireplace is more than just a perk, it is an added responsibility. Like any other regularly used fixture, a chimney needs regular maintenance and cleaning to ensure it works effectively and efficiently. Regular chimney maintenance ensures your fireplace remains indeed a perk in your home than a disaster waiting to happen. In this article you will fine reasons to have your chimney cleaned.