Fire Safety: Readying Your Chimney for Winter

Sweeping cleaning a chimney.As the cold weather starts creeping into New England, we start thinking about the warmth and cheer of a good fire. But before you get started with laying down logs, this is a good time for an inspection of your fireplace and chimney. By spending a little time now, you can avoid potential damage to your chimney and stop thousands of dollars of smoke and fire damage to your home due to a chimney disaster. Let’s go over the basics of readying your chimney for winter. [Read more…]