A fireplace can bring a lifetime of joy and warmth through the cold winter months. Using your fireplace and chimney, however, leaves deposits of flammable substance called creosote inside your chimney. If left untended, creosote can build up and cause a chimney fire. Hiring a Seattle chimney sweep is the best way to remove dangerous creosote deposits from your chimney and ensure many more cozy winters by your fireplace. If you’re looking for a chimney sweep or repair in Seattle, and you’re wondering about the best time for doing so, allow us to share five quick reasons why spring is the best time of year to have your chimney swept.
1. Most Availability Is in the Spring
Most homeowners won’t schedule chimney sweeping or repairs until the end of summer when they can see winter on the horizon. This might mean waiting lists that are weeks or even months long! Many larger chimney repairs and projects simply can’t happen during the rainy winter months, which means that our books tend to be more open as things start to dry out in the spring. If you want to ensure that a pro from Powers CM takes a look at your chimney before the winter, make sure to aim for a spring appointment. Continue Reading →