Are you getting a stinky odor from your fireplace? Is there a black tar-like substance in and around the fireplace? Is smoke backing up into the room? Its probably time to have your chimney cleaned and inspected by a professional! We will clean out all the harmful creosote from the chimney and leave your room looking exactly how it did when we arrived. Whenever Safeway cleans a chimney, we also perform a 22-point inspection and video scan. We pride ourselves in providing piece of mind to our customers by addressing any and all of their concerns.
How often should I have my fireplace cleaned?
- Annually or when you’ve had more than 30 fires since the last time you had it cleaned.
- If you’ve recently purchased a home or are planning too.
How do you clean the chimney?
We first bring in all of our equipment and tarp off the entire area around the fireplace with drop cloths rated for fine particulates. We begin by roto-sweeping the walls of your fireplace and chimney from the firebox up. All the dust, debris, and allergens will fall into the fireplace and be contained by a HEPA vacuum which is specially designed for the job. Having a professional with the right equipment service your system is important to ensure a safe and effective cleaning process.
How often should I have my chimney inspected?
- Before a new appliance is installed into the chimney. (Furnace, Water Heater, Boiler, Gas Logs, or Fireplace insert)
- Before purchasing a home
- Immediately after having a flue fire
- Whenever you notice soot or black staining in or around the fireplace and chimney.
Chimney blockages can cause toxic fumes such as carbon monoxide to enter the residence. Safeway Chimney Sweeps completes all chimney inspections in accordance with a level 2 inspection. This involves checking any accessible areas of the system and performing a video scan. We provide a certificate of our 22-point inspection detailing the different areas of your chimney, plus we highlight any problems you may want fixed. Our certified technicians are prepared to resolve all issues found during the inspection so your system can be brought up to standard.