Chimney & Fireplace Tune Up

Colder weather and festive holiday gatherings call for a cozy, crackling fire. Inspect and maintain your fireplace before cold weather arrives, so you can rest easy knowing your chimney and fireplace are in working order.

Chimney & Fireplace Tune Up

Contacting a certified professional chimney and fireplace is a best practice when it comes to the care and maintenance of these units.



Feel inside the fireplace for drafts while your flue is closed. If you can feel cool air coming through, your flue may require repair or replacement.


Birds and other animals will seek out the warmth and shelter of a chimney as weather turns colder. Install a chimney cover or cap, with wire mesh to keep the freeloaders out.


Creosote can build up inside your chimney and create a fire risk. A chimney sweeping log can treat and reduce the build up. These logs burn for about 90 minutes and continue to work as you use your fireplace over the next 2 weeks.

“This is not a substitute for a professional cleaning,” said Ace’s Home Expert, Lou Manfredini. “Have a professional chimney sweep inspect and clean your fireplace and chimney every year.”


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Published: 3/8/2020