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Chimney and Fireplace Maintenance


If we look at the facts related to fireplaces fires, chimney maintenance is of great significance. Statistics show that every year, there are a high number of fireplaces fire and all because of the poor maintenance of chimneys. Large number of people makes use of the newspaper to start the fire in their fireplace. Have you ever thought of that this kind of kindling can lead to a disaster, causing black smoke along with the carbon monoxide entering your home, all due to improper maintenance?

No doubt your fireplace is the perfect place when it is about family get together making the surroundings cozy and warm with the weather beginning to be cold. You can make your life as well as lives of your family members easy by following the underlined tips:


  • Birds and other related living beings prefer to live in the warm areas of the houses. Therefore when it gets cold, chimney is the best place to live in. To prevent this from happening, it is suggested to you to install a chimney cap to prevent animals, birds and debris from getting in to the chimney. Check with a local chimney expert company to install a cap for you.
  • Whenever you light fire, make sure that the damper is properly opened and drafting and venting is proper in every manner.
    Reduce the influx of cold air in to your home and lower your energy related costs. In case your damper does not get closed properly, then again you should consult chimney professionals to clean or repair it for you. They might also recommend you to install a damper at the top of your fireplace that could be opened and closed from inside your home.
  • It is always suggested to hire the services of a professional company offering chimney inspection and repair services. They will evaluate as well as clean your fireplace and chimney on annual basis or whenever you will call them. It is very simple to be done. It is always better to be safe rather than to be sorry after a disaster hits your family.

Looking at the above mentioned safety points, one thing can be observed that for the fireplace and chimney maintenance, hiring the professional services is a must in every manner. Moreover maintenance is the key to prevent serious accidents in the homes. Foremost safety point is to deal with the maintenance issues and rest of the things will be vigilantly dealt on their own,

Eagle Roofing is a reliable name when it is about chimney repair services. In addition to these services, we offer services related to gutter repairs and maintenance, flat roofs, reroofs, Velux windows, and lead work specialists. We are serving in the industry since last 30 years and we make sure that we add to the list of our delighted customers with every passing day. Visit our site i.e. www.eagleroofing.co.uk and see what we do, whom do we serve, where do we serve and a lot more.


    • Jane

      Great post, thanks for sharing your tips. Chimney and roof maintenance is very important. It can be easy to neglect these areas, as the damage or issues may not always be clearly visible. However, it is essential to continually check up on them to prevent any major damage from occurring. Especially leading up to the winter months, it’s important to ensure everything is ready to go.

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