When was the last time you had your chimney swept? If you’re having trouble remembering, then it’s time to call in our team of experts. No matter how dirty your chimney is, you can trust in our crew with it. Chimspector Venting Specialists is owned and operated by Drew & Jess Stein. Drew has 15 years of experience in the industry. We’re CSIA certified, members of the NCSG, and have been associated with the South Carolina Chimney Guild and the North Carolina Chimney Sweep Association for many years. Drew has even taught classes for the Southeast Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association!

Guarantee your loved ones a safer and more comfortable winter season by scheduling your next sweeping now. Our team loves helping homeowners throughout the area stay protected year after year. Call today!

Creosote Puts You At Risk

a lovely masonry chimney with capThe reason a dirty chimney is so dangerous is because of creosote accumulation. What is this? Well, it comes in a few different forms such as flaky, tar-like, or hard/glossy, and it builds up in your chimney with each fire. Restricting air flow, burning unseasoned wood or trash, and overloading the firebox are all factors that contribute to the accumulation of creosote at a faster pace.

Creosote shows up in your chimney, no matter what you burn in your fireplace. That’s why you need to get your chimney cleaned on a regular basis. Creosote is highly flammable, and you are faced with an increased risk of chimney fires.

The Danger of Creosote & Chimney Fires

Chimney fires are often slow-moving and quiet, meaning regular sweepings and inspections are vital. Many homeowners won’t even realize one has occurred and continue to light fires. If your structure has been damaged by a chimney fire, you’re much more prone to experience a house fire or gas leak, which can lead to serious injury or even death. On top of that, the structure of your chimney get weaker too, and you could eventually face a tilted chimney, a settlement, or a collapse, all of which are dangerous and time-consuming to fix – not to mention expensive!

All in all, investing in preventative maintenance like a chimney sweeping, is always a more affordable and less stressful option. Make this holiday season a great one by hire us today. We’ll have your system cleaned and ready to go in no time.

Give Us A Call Now

No matter what your system needs, we’re here to help. We specialize in all types of chimney maintenance and repairs, and we can handle it all before your burning period begins. Call our experts now!