The most over-looked home maintenance routines is also one of the most dangerous.
There are over 20,000 chimney fires annually in America, causing over 30 million dollars in damage.
Having your chimney swept annually can almost eliminate any chance of a chimney fire occurring in your home.
Our no-mess guarantee cleaning and inspection process
Although getting a chimney sweep sounds quite simple, it’s actually a very detailed process requiring expert care to be done correctly, requiring a lot of time to master, and also critical to maintaining your chimney and protecting your home and family.
Anytime you are enjoying or using any of your vented appliances, stoves, fireplaces, furnaces, etc., your chimney is working overtime to keep all of the harmful substances safely contained and removed. But over time, debris such as creosote (a residue that results from the unburned flue gasses settling inside your chimney over time) can build up, leading to blockages and, worse, dangerous chimney fires. A chimney fire can flash burn at temperatures in excess of 2000 degrees, melting mortar, cracking flue tiles, and in some severe cases catching fire to the highly combustible wood framing of a house. A well-trained chimney sweep professional will thoroughly and safely scrub and remove all of the creosote and debris, making your chimney safe and functioning correctly. At the end of the chimney sweep, our technicians will perform a 21-point safety inspection of your fireplace and chimney to make sure that it is safe to use.
Chimney sweeping as a service is an affordable and vital part of your home maintenance that keeps you safe and, in the long term, saves you money.
The National Fire Protection Agency says chimneys should be inspected annually and cleaned as needed. This ensures that the system works correctly and that you will be safe while enjoying your fireplace.
How we do it
When you choose ARC Chimney Sweeps for your chimney cleaning appointment, you can rest assured that you’re getting the best-trained technicians, a comprehensive and clean job, and a state-of-the-art chimney inspection with documentation of the whole process.
Here are a couple of pointers for before we arrive:
- Avoid fires for at least 24 hours before your appointment
- Please have any furniture and breakables at least 6 to 8 feet away from your fireplace
The whole process usually takes about an hour to complete; you can expect your technician to:
- Inspect accessible portions of your chimney interior and exterior
- Inspect factory-built units for cracks
- Sweep the firebox clear of any ash
- Check the chimney liner for cracks, gaps, and missing mortar joints
- Sweep your chimney flue
- Scrub your smoke chamber and smoke shelf with hand tools
- Check for any fire hazards
- Check for any water penetration points
- Give you a full written report of the appointment
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Reach out to ARC for your chimney sweep.
Don’t shrug off the importance of a chimney sweep. It’s one of the best ways to find and fix problems before they can lead to a catastrophe for you and your family. Let ARC Chimney Sweeps take care of this vital part of home maintenance for you!
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