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Why You Should Have Your Chimney Professionally Cleaned Yearly by 1st Choice Residential

Why You Should Have Your Chimney Professionally Cleaned Yearly by 1st Choice Residential

For anyone with a chimney in their home, the National Fire Protection Association recommends cleaning your chimney thoroughly at least once a year. 1st Choice Residential offers their chimney sweep services to anyone in either Fort Worth or Dallas. Keep reading to learn why you need to use 1st Choice Residential chimney sweep for your annual professional clean.

Chimney Sweep Services by 1st Choice Residential

Why Do I Need to Sweep The Chimney?

Using 1st Choice Residential chimney sweep for your annual fireplace repair and clean will ensure you have a clear passage for combustion gases to pass through. When the team sweeps a chimney, they’ll remove bird nests, cobwebs, soot, and anything else that may be stopping these dangerous gases from passing through. A chimney sweep will help to remove creosote, which can be a cause of chimney fires. For many homeowners, chimney sweeping also helps to improve the efficiency of their fireplace. During the appointment, the chimney sweep will also check for any maintenance issues and can advise you if a fireplace repair is needed to keep your home safe and free from the risk of fire.

How Often Should You Use a Chimney Sweep?

There are a few different factors that will adjust the regularity at which you should get your chimney swept. The type of fuel you use, the frequency you use your fireplace, and the type of chimney you have will all impact this. However, we recommend any type of fireplace has a professional chimney sweep with our Dallas chimney sweep team at least once a year. For anyone with a wood or bituminous coal fireplace, you may want to increase the frequency of cleaning your chimney during the time of year when you use your fireplace.

Why Should I Use 1st Choice Residential Chimney Sweep?

Our Fort Worth chimney sweep team has been fully trained to tackle any type of chimney in homes across the area. They use the best equipment to ensure all debris and blockages are removed from your chimney during the appointment. Our team is very mindful of making as little mess as possible and will prevent dust from escaping into your home when sweeping the chimney. Of course, some chimneys may present more troubles than others, but we always work to tackle any blockages and ensure your chimney is safely functioning by the time we leave.

Do I Need to Do Anything Before Your Team Arrives?

A chimney sweep’s visit involves very little effort from your side. We just ask that they can access the chimney and have enough space to work around it. If you have anything on your mantelpiece, we always recommend removing this beforehand. It can also speed up the process if you clear out the grate before the appointment. We will provide all of the protective sheets for your floor, so you don’t need to worry about that before our arrival.

For more information about booking a chimney sweep with 1st Choice Residential, don’t hesitate to contact our team today. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have and look forward to working with you to create a safer home environment in the near future.

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