Your fireplace has been working so hard all winter long, bringing you lots of warmth and comfort. However, now that the temperatures are warming up and the weather is milder, it’s time to give back to your fireplace and chimney with a sweeping. You can give back to your fireplace this spring by scheduling a chimney sweep with a local professional like the team at The Mad Hatter.

Why Chimney Sweep?

masonry chimneyYou can continue to use a dirty chimney, but it can lead to lots of problems and potential danger for your home and family. The problem is there is no way of knowing when your chimney might be a danger to you. It’s a combination of fuel, temperature, air pressure, and buildup in your chimney flue. A chimney flue fires is 100 percent preventable with routine chimney services, and we’re here to help!

The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) agree that chimneys need an inspections and cleaning on a regular basis. This helps your system to remain safe and efficient. When you schedule a chimney sweeping now, it helps to prevent odors, reveal damage, and prevent wear and tear that leads to stains and cosmetic issues, down the road.

  • Prevent Odors – When your chimney flue is filled with creosote and soot, nasty odors from all of it are specifically evident in the warm spring and summer days. Humidity mingles with these materials create smells of smoke and barbecue that will not stop until you get a cleaning in your system.
  • Reveal Damage – Soot and creosote also cover cracks and damage in the flue liner and masonry. However, when you schedule a cleaning to rid of it with our professionals, this will reveal the actual damage underneath.
  • Prevent Wear and Tear – Soot and creosote are corrosive chemical byproducts of burning fires. When left in the system, they damage both the liner and the masonry. As the buildup affects airflow, it also cause stains in your firebox.

More Benefits of a Chimney Sweeping

The best thing about getting a chimney sweeping is that it comes with a level one inspection. Once your fireplace and chimney is clean, you can rest easy once fall comes back around. When you start to think about all your home maintenance, you must consider a chimney sweeping. Give back to your hard working chimney with a sweeping, so it can continue to work hard for you year after year.

If you live in the Indianapolis area, schedule a chimney sweep with The Mad Hatter. Call us at 317-596-0200 today!