Spring is right around the corner which means that spring cleaning is probably starting to pop up in conversation. Don’t forget to include your chimney in your cleaning to-do list. You should, of course, keep the exterior of the fireplace dusted and clear of debris. And if you have a wood-burning fireplace, you’ll need to make sure the firebox itself is kept as clean as possible too. But chimney sweeping is a more intense and intricate process that requires the help of a professional, not just a dust rag and some elbow grease.
While we do admire the tenacity of anyone who wants to try to clean their chimney on their own, we don’t advise it. Chimney sweeping in Minneapolis, MN is a job best left to a professional chimney sweep like those on the team at 2nd Generation Chimneys, Inc. Here’s why this is a task for a trained individual and why it is important for you to get it done ASAP.
What Is Chimney Sweeping?
If you’ve ever had maintenance done on your air conditioner or heater you can think of chimney sweeping as something of similar importance for your chimney. Jimmy sweeping gets rid of built-up dirt debris and byproducts created by your fireplace. This can improve the function of your fireplace and your chimney in the long run which provides a range of benefits for your comfort and your home.
Much like how getting dirt and debris off the evaporator coil of an air conditioner is a delicate process, cleaning this build-up…