If you have an old chimney in your home, chances are you don’t know what needs to be done to keep it clean. If you are not staying up to date on your chimney then you might need to get chimney repairs. If you need chimney repairs it’s best to get a professional to come to your home and make the fix for you.
In this article, we are going to look at how you can clean your chimney to avoid these repairs.
The first thing that you should do in preparation for cleaning your chimney is to purchase a chimney cleaning brush. Once you have your brush you should seal off the chimney from the rest of your house.
To start cleaning you want to make your way up to the roof of your house, where the top of the chimney is. Take the chimney cap off and look inside to see how dirty it is. Now you are all ready to go and you can use the chimney brush to clean out the inside.
It’s important to keep up on the maintenance of your chimney so that you can avoid any problems down the road.