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The Importance of Regular Chimney Inspections

Thanks to Clean Sweep for this episode of Tips from the Pros about the importance of regular chimney inspections.

Spring is here, which means that many homeowners won’t be lighting a fire again for many months. However, you should still schedule a chimney inspection to make sure that everything is good to go for the fall. How can regular chimney inspections help to improve fireplace efficiency at your home?

Ensure Proper Airflow

Regular chimney inspections are key to ensuring the efficient operation of your fireplace. Over time, creosote, a byproduct of burning wood in your fireplace, can accumulate in the chimney. This buildup not only poses a fire hazard but also prevents proper airflow, which decreases the efficiency of your fireplace...

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Busting 4 Myths About Chimney Cleanings and Home Sales

Thanks to Clean Sweep for this episode of Tips from the Pros on myths about chimney cleanings and home sales.

Is it okay to DIY chimney cleaning? Are homebuyers really concerned about the safety of a chimney before signing on the dotted line? Can a home inspector detect all the potential issues with a chimney? If you ask these questions to a variety of people, you are bound to receive a variety of responses. However, there are correct answers to each of them! As such, let’s bust a few of the most common chimney myths as they relate to home sales.

Sellers Can Simply DIY Their Chimney Cleaning

This myth is just as false as it is dangerous for everyone involved. Any chimney cleaning or chimney inspection services should be completed by a certified and trained chimney sweep...

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