With an annual fireplace chimney inspection — and possible sweeping — you can improve fireplace performance, and snuff out chimney fire and carbon monoxide concerns. Here are the types and cost of each.
The byproduct of enjoying a crackling flame is creosote buildup (the major cause of chimney fires) and soot, which can restrict air flow and damage the fireplace chimney. Even a gas fireplace chimney can become blocked by a bird’s nest or other debris. Prevent problems with an annual chimney inspection.