Frequently Asked Questions
What does a chimney sweep do?
A professional chimney sweep will thoroughly clean and inspect your chimney and fireplace to ensure it operates safely. Many chimney sweeps now use a chimney snake brush to clean your chimney flue.
What maintenance does a chimney need?
Routine inspections are essential for chimney maintenance you shouldn’t neglect. It should also be cleaned regularly by an experienced professional. Between cleanings and inspections, you should clean out ashes from the fireplace and use clean-burning methods to protect your chimney.
How often does your chimney need a chimney sweep?
Your chimney needs a chimney sweep once a year to remove the build-up of creosote.
How can a chimney sweep help me to maintain a safe home?
A chimney sweep will remove dangerous creosote buildup that occurs in chimneys. This highly flammable residue can easily ignite and start a house fire, putting your family at risk. Removing it regularly will keep your home and fireplace safe.