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Fireplace Safety for Your Home

By: Danny Lipford

To make sure your fireplace operates safely and isn’t a fire hazard, it’s important to have the fireplace and chimney inspected annually and cleaned if needed by a certified professional chimney sweep.

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A wood burning fireplace and its chimney should be inspected every year to ensure that it operates safely. A professional inspector will inspect the outside of the chimney and the firebox itself to make sure that they are structurally sound. They will also inspect the inside of the chimney flue to see if there are any blockages or a build-up of creosote, both of which are extremely dangerous.



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  • Teresa Cochran Says:
    September 2nd, 2016 at 2:41 pm

    on your recent episode at the Bailey’s house, you had the chimney cleaned by a professional. I was wanting to know what company you used. I need to have mine inspected at some point.
    Thank you for your assistance. I always enjoy your show.


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