Everyone loves the roar of a fire especially in the winter time and many people even though they have installed gas or oil central heating in their homes, still keep a functioning fireplace so that they can enjoy the flickering of the flames at special times of the year like Christmas time and New Year. It is also the perfect place to hang your Christmas stockings so that Santa Claus can leave you a few snacks and a few surprises.
The fact that you have a functioning fireplace means that you have to take steps to make sure that the chimney is clean so that you don’t suffer from things like chimney fires or blowback. Luckily for you there are chimney cleaning services in Bromley and there are a number of things that they can do for you. The following are just some of those.
* Soot removal – This is incredibly important because chimney that is full of soot can be incredibly dangerous because if the fumes from the fire cannot escape up the chimney, then they will come into the home. This can have a detrimental effect on you and your family’s health and it is to be avoided at all costs.
* Chimney inspection – Your chimney cleaner isn’t just there to keep your chimney clean and they also take steps to make sure that your whole chimney stack is functioning as normal. Chimneys can receive strikes from lightning on a very regular basis and also gets hits from branches as well.
It always makes sense to make sure that you chimney is checked at least once a year even if you don’t light the fire at all. There could be a bird nesting in your chimney and this can cause all kinds of problems.