Annual Chimney Check Up

Even if you use the fireplace regularly and don't see any problems, consider an annual chimney checkup. Trained professionals are likely to see problems such as tiny cracks in the flue liner, which can increase the risk of chimney fires.

If you notice any problems, we suggest consulting a professional before trying any DIY repairs. The most common problems are blocked flues, damaged crowns and inadequate caps. Here are the simplest fixes for each problem.