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This might sound like a strange analogy, but your chimney is like a car: it does its job but it needs the right kind of chimney maintenance.
Did you know that approximately 80 percent of fireplace-owning homeowners in the Northeastern United States have never hired a chimney sweep in PA, or a chimney service provider of any sort? It’s true. It’s also potentially quite dangerous.
Mother Nature hasn’t exactly blessed Bucks and Montgomery counties with a warm and sunny spring. But before we know it, it will be time once again to fire up the Bull Grill and invite the neighbors over for a weekend barbecue. Or why not think a little bit bigger, and throw a good old fashioned neighborhood block party?
Unless you happen to be a so-called snowbird—someone who passes the coldest months of the year in a warmer part of the county—you’re probably familiar with the wide-eyed shock that accompanies the first heating bill of winter.
Ah, the wood burning fireplace. There is nothing quite like cozying up next to a wood-burning fire on a cold evening, listening to the crack and pop of the flames, enjoying the warmth.
Winter is in full swing, and your woodstove or your fireplace is hard at work. That’s why we want to focus today on safety. We’ve written before about what to do to maintain and clean your fireplace, but it’s also important to know what not to do.