How Often Should You Have a Fireplace Serviced?
According to the National Fire Protection Association, fireplaces require annual cleaning. Maintaining a clean and functioning fireplace helps reduce the risk of home fires. Your fireplace heats your home and adds design appeal. Yet, it poses a danger to your home if not properly cared for.
Can You Install a Fireplace Without a Chimney?
Most fireplaces require a chimney to safely operate. However, if your home doesn’t have an existing chimney, you have a few options.
We] can install a chimney in an existing home. We offer the installation of manufactured fireplaces, or we can build a custom fireplace. We are happy to discuss the options for your specific home and budget.
Does a Gas Fireplace Require Cleaning Like a Wood-Burning Fireplace?
Gas fireplaces don’t require the same type of maintenance as wood-burning fireplaces. However, it is best to schedule an annual inspection for gas fireplaces.
While you don’t need to worry about creosote buildup, they do produce other types of debris. You also want to ensure your gas system is working properly. Plus, annual cleaning includes an inspection of the system to check for wear and tear, as well as blockages.
Keep your home safe with annual fireplace maintenance.