Chimney Cleaning San Diego Can Save Your Home

It’s easy to delay contacting a professional for chimney cleaning Sand Diego chimneys are like ones everywhere. They’re easy to ignore because they look clean from the outside. But skipping this service can put your family and home in danger.

One of the easiest ways to be proactive about fires in the home is chimney cleaning. San Diego houses are part of some frightening statistics. Over 40,000 chimney fires occur in the United States every year. And these fires cause over $23 million in damages. Scary, isn’t it?

Chimney fires result from a buildup of creosote. This is produced when wood is burned in a fireplace and it goes up the flue with the smoke. It builds up every time you use the fireplace and becomes thicker and thicker over time. It is black or brown and can have various appearances. It can look crusty, like tar, drippy or even shiny and hard. It’s this substance than chimney cleaning San Diego removes.

Creosote is essentially carbon and it has a very high burning point. When it builds up enough in chimneys it eventually catches fire. Its high burning point means that when it catches fire it burns very hot and is difficult to extinguish.

If you have a wood burning fireplace or wood stove the National Fire Prevention Agency recommends and annual chimney cleaning. San Diego has professionals that specialize in this service and it is also recommended that your do not attempt the project yourself. It takes specialized tools to ensure that all of the creosote is removed. Doing it yourself may only remove the surface of the buildup.

Fresh Air uses the latest equipment to clean your chimney from the inside. Our equipment uses HEPA filers and will leave your home clean and free of residue from the service. Give us a call today and take a step towards protecting your family and home.

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