How to Clean Chimneys?

Answer How to clean a chimney

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How do I clean soot from stone chimneys?

DryUse a dry cleaning method to clean soot from stone chimneys, such as a wire brush, sweeping and vacuuming to clean up as much of the soot and ash as possible. Avoid rubbing. Use a sponge treated... Read More »

How to Clean Prefab Metal Chimneys of Creosote?

Creosote is a byproduct of wood burning fires. The vapor from the fire burns off the fire and settles on the walls of the chimney. Creosote is flammable and its buildup can cause a fire hazard. Cle... Read More »

Why do we have chimneys?

A lot of people seal off fireplaces in older houses and leave the chimneys. The chimneys are left on the houses instead of tearing them down.

Furnaces That Don't Use Chimneys?

Furnaces that don't use chimneys can save you money in installation and energy use because these systems are generally more efficient in burning wood, gas or propane. Chimneyless furnaces are also ... Read More »