With Winter upon us, it really is so important to ensure your chimney is maintained correctly!
The chimney is an essential part of your home’s structural composition as it gives you comfort on cold winter days and provides your living space with a decorative centrepiece. However, you have to make sure chimney repair and maintenance is conducted properly in order to ensure your family’s safety. A chimney needs regular cleaning and repair, a little negligence can often lead to great loss.
A chimney plays the role of making sure that gases and smoke produced by your fireplace are vented up and out of your home. This is essential as the build-up of these gases in your home can be fatal. Furthermore, chimneys also contain the excess heat produced from the fire and vent it outside your home. A fire can be caused if this excess eat is not vented out properly.
So what are the most common chimney problems?
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