The Importance of Cleaning Your Chimney

Aside from your Minneapolis roofing, the chimney is also an important component in keeping your home warm and comfortable during winter. Maintaining your chimney and cleaning it at least twice a year are very essential as they concern not just your chimney’s upkeep and longevity, but also your family’s safety and health.

By cleaning your chimney regularly, you are keeping your home allergen-free and preventing the occurrence of many other health hazards. Dirt and harmful by-products of burning wood can build up if your chimney remains neglected. With this buildup blocking your chimney’s flue, harmful and noxious smoke can enter your home. Furthermore, the excessive accumulation of highly flammable burning wood residue can potentially ignite and cause an uncontrolled fire in your home.

Aside from these dangers, you also have to think about the cost of repairs should your chimney no longer function. Of course, no one wants to have to spend ridiculous amounts of money for a repair job. So when you think about the cost of a chimney inspection and upkeep, remember that it is much more expensive to have it repaired or, worse, replaced.

Garlock-French Corporation, the top contractor for roofing in Minneapolis, can help you with your chimney woes. Our team of chimney and masonry experts is well trained and experienced to identify and prevent potential problems and damage to your chimney structure. We do regular chimney maintenance, such as sweeping and cleaning, to extend the life of your chimney, save you from costly repairs in the long run, and, most importantly, keep you and your family safe from the hazards of neglected chimneys.

Schedule a chimney inspection and maintenance with Garlock-French Corporation now before the first snow falls. Just give us a call, and our friendly office staff will assist you with all your inquiries.