Expert Advice on How to Take Care of Your Fireplace at the End of the Season 

One of the coziest things to do on dreary, cold winter nights is to build a roaring fire in the hearth, and gather your friends and family around it. However, winter is almost over, and you will soon start spending more time outdoors, making the most of spring and summer. While you are enjoying the last few cozy fires of the season and making a spring cleaning checklist, remember to include your fireplace maintenance in that list. 

Due to several months of non-usage, your gas or wood burning fireplace can lead to potentially dangerous situations which can put your home and family in harm’s way. Prevent hazardous issues and expensive problems by scheduling a regular cleaning and inspection.  Here are some quick tips to optimize the life of your hearth and keep your home safe.

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How Your Professional Chimney and Fireplace Company Can Help

When it comes to home maintenance, your chimney may not always receive the proper attention it deserves. Even though chimneys are designed to withstand a lot, they still require proper care to function safely and effectively. With that said, some of the most common chimney issues are caused by its frequent exposure to moisture.

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Advice from Your Professional Chimney and Fireplace Company 

Its very likely you have a clothes dryer in your home. Unfortunately, many homeowners are under the false impression that cleaning out the lint trapped in your dryer is enough to keep your home and family safe. While emptying out your dryer filter before and after each load of laundry is important, it is also essential that you have your dryer vent cleaned at least once a year to ensure that you are protected against the risks associated with blocked dryer vents. 

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How Your Professional Chimney and Fireplace Service Can Help 

One of the biggest advantages of a gas fireplace is that it burns very clean. However, it is unwise to assume that just because these units are incredibly low maintenance, they require no maintenance at all. 

An annual gas fireplace inspection will help you identify any potential safety hazards that may not always be visible to the naked eye. Work with our team of chimney sweep experts who can assess if your appliance is performing at its best so you can continue enjoying those warm, crackling fires over several winter seasons.  

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Tips from Your Professional Chimney and Fireplace Company 

In recent years, gas fireplaces have emerged as a popular feature among homeowners. These appliances are especially attractive since they provide the same look and feel of a traditional wood burning fireplace, without the extra maintenance and high price tag. 

However, when you are choosing a gas fireplace for your home, there are many factors you must take into account. Sometimes, this process can prove to be more challenging than anticipated. Follow our simple guide, and we guarantee that you will find the perfect unit for the whole family to enjoy.  

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Contact Your Professional Chimney and Fireplace Company for Cleaning Services

If you enjoy relaxing by the fireplace, you also know how important it is to keep the unit clean. Every year, thousands of homeowners fail to recognize the importance of a thorough, professional chimney clean, resulting in extensive property damage or even injury. While there are many DIY guides available on how to sweep your own chimney, nobody can do it like the pros. Work with your chimney sweep service at least once a year to ensure that your fireplace is safe and in working order. 

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Learn How to Take Care of Your Fireplace 

Is there anything better than a crackling fire on a cold day? We think not. However, each fire contributes to the build-up of ash and soot in your chimney which can quickly turn into a fire hazard. Before lighting a match, it is important to follow a few simple maintenance rules to make sure that your fireplace is operating safely and efficiently. Establishing a regular maintenance routine today will allow you and your family to enjoy your fireplace for many years to come. 

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Factors to Consider When Buying a Fireplace

During the cold winter months, there is nothing better than curling up around the fireplace. Today, these features are extremely versatile and come in gas, wood, and electric options for homeowners. With so many products available on the market, how do you know which type to choose? Fortunately, each has several benefits to accommodate any lifestyle. Learn more about the distinct qualities of gas and wood fireplaces, so you can select the best option for you and your family.  

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Tips from Your Professional Chimney and Fireplace Service

The holidays are a wonderful time of year to spend with family and friends. Thanks to colder days and evenings, fireplace use will become more frequent. Before you gather your loved ones to celebrate in front of the fireplace, it is important to consider a few safety precautions. We understand how a fireplace can play an important role in holiday traditions, so make sure your fireplace is ready to perform optimally and safely. 

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