Wood and Gas burning fireplaces should be cleaned for the following reasons:
The importance of a well-maintained chimney cannot be underestimated. The chimney and the flue inside are responsible for carrying the smoke away from the fireplace and out of the apartment home. The benefits of a clean chimney are twofold; it helps the fireplace function efficiently and it prevents the buildup of flammable creosote. Even non-wood burning (gas fireplace) inserts need to be cleaned because of cobwebs and other obstructions like bird nests and landscape debris that could enter the insert over time, causing smoke to back up into the room. A clean chimney will also ensure that your fireplace is operating at its maximum efficiency, which will provide residents the most heat.
ClearVENTs Inc. contracts with property management companies to have their residents chimneys cleaned and safely maintained.
For wood burning fireplaces, our service includes:
For gas burning fireplaces, our services include:
Even though gas fireplaces burn clean, meaning that no creosotes or soot is deposited into the chimney, the structure needs to be cleaned and inspected regularly.