Creosote is a byproduct of burning wood that tends to collect in chimneys. Chimney cleaning logs, also known as creosote sweeping logs, are touted to help make it easier to remove creosote. But do they actually work?
A fireplace is a nice thing to have when you’re at home during the winter season. But your fireplace also needs maintenance. Your chimney in particular needs to be cleaned at least once a year.
The fireplace is often what you enjoy most during winter. When cold days and nights are over, it is a perfect time to get a spring cleaning. Spring is better than summer for chimney repairs and inspections. The temperature isn’t too hot. Plus, when summer comes, heat and humidity could cause your chimney to release unpleasant […]
The chimney is built to last a lifetime. Yet, these components are not immune to the ravages of time, and what most homeowners don’t know is that they are just as susceptible to weather and other factors as the rest of the house.
It’s important to have a chimney sweep clean your chimney before and after winter. After all, burning wood produces creosote, a highly flammable and hazardous substance that builds up in your chimney over time. What should you expect when you’re having your chimney cleaned? Securing the Work Site After inspecting your chimney, the chimney sweep […]