The National Fire Protection Association recommends that Chimneys, fireplaces, and vents should be inspected at least once a year for soundness, freedom from deposits, and to correct clearances. Cleaning, maintenance, and repairs should also be done if necessary. Living in Minnesota we use our fireplaces regularly. Having your chimney inspected is very important. 2nd Generation Chimneys provides you with professinal, courteous, and attention to detail is unsurpassed. Call 2nd Generation Chimneys in Apple Valley, MN at 612-922-9600 and learn more at www.2ndgenerationchimneys.com .