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A large animal nest on top of a chimney.

What to Do When You Have Animals in Your Chimney

Thanks to Clean Sweep for this episode of Tips from the Pros about how to deal with animals in your chimney.

As the cozy winter season sets in, there’s nothing like the warmth and comfort of a crackling fire in the hearth. Unfortunately, sometimes unexpected guests like animals can decide to make your chimney their home. It’s easy to panic when you realize that there is wildlife living in your chimney, but there are a few things you can do to get rid of the problem without hurting yourself or the animals.

Why Are Animals Attracted to Chimneys?

Most animals who end up in chimneys are there because they want a safe place to stay. This is particularly common during the winter, as the weather can be cold and harsh outside...

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