By mainechimne63644266, Nov 8 2019 07:02PM
Burn only dry (seasoned) wood
Don’t stack logs tightly together – they need space to gather oxygen
Ensure sufficient air within the home is getting to the fireplace (crack a window, if necessary)
Keep your flue clean so smoke can travel up it smoothly
Make sure your flue opening isn’t too small for the fireplace
Make sure your chimney is tall enough (minimum 10 feet high and extending at least two feet from the roof
By you doing your part and letting a certified chimney sweep do his or her part, you can rest easy, knowing your chimney is clean, safe and working at peak performance.
Maine Chimney Sweep is ready to help with all your chimney cleaning, chimney inspection and chimney repair needs. We’re certified by the CSIA. Call 618.235.6364 today with questions or to schedule an appointment.