When should I clean and Why? It is essential to have your chimney swept on a regular basis, at least annually if you use your fire or appliance regularly to ensure safe operation of your chimney. Having Air Duct DC sweep your chimney eliminates the buildup of soot and creosote and greatly reduces the risk of chimney fire. Any of the following would suggest your chimney needs to be swept.
Soot dropping into the fireplace.
Deposits of tar visible in the chimney or stove.
Strong odor coming from the fireplace.
Smoking or draught problems.
Moving into a new home.
Birds or animal nesting.
Carbon Monoxide Carbon Monoxide is a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas that is sometimes referred to as “the silent killer”. Toxic amounts of carbon monoxide can be produced if there is blocked or damaged flues or chimneys. A1 GLOBAL INC can supply and install a carbon monoxide alarm in your home to ensure you and your family are protected.