From an article originally posted by WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) on Nov 13, 2018, they outline the important issues regarding fireplace safety tips. The man interviewed goes into detail about finding dangerous “insul-foam” inside of his fireplace. This made him very wary because it is an extremely flammable substance and is known to cause chimney fires.
To make sure you don’t run the risk of starting a chimney fire it is recommended that your chimney is cleaned every one to five years. However, even if it’s not cleaned every year you should have a certified CSIA inspect your chimney yearly. Call us at ASAP Houston to have your chimney looked at today! Call us now!
The article is very informative and airs on the side of caution when it comes to starting up your fireplace. A number of things can happen over time that may cause problems for your chimney and put you at a greater risk for a fire. Check out the original article to learn more!