2nd Generation Chimneys, Inc. Blog: Archive for September, 2016

Read This Before You Use Your Chimney

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

You’re ready for the low temperatures to give you a chance to light a fire in your fireplace once again. A warm, welcoming fire can make a house feel like home. But don’t rush into using yours just yet. Before you get out the firewood, here are 4 things you should know before you start to use your chimney for the first time this year.

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Is It Time to Retire Your Smoke Alarm?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Our chimney techs and fireplace experts want to make sure that your home is protected from the dangers of a chimney fire—and that you have time to act if smoke does begin to fill your home.

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Do Not Use Your Fireplace Before You Schedule This Service!

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Whether you’re excited about the weather changes to come or you’re dreading colder weather, there’s one thing that many of us look forward to. The feeling of warmth and comfort that comes after you light a fire in your fireplace and the heat radiates into the room is something that’s tough to beat.

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How to Maintain Your Clothes Dryer

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Certain parts of your home tend to get more attention than others when it comes to cleaning and regular maintenance. You scrub surfaces in your kitchen and bathroom because you see them every day. You vacuum and clean the top of the ceiling fan because the dust makes people sneeze. And you take care of your fireplace because you know that it could be unsafe.

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Who Should I Call to Sweep My Chimney

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Cooler weather will be sneaking up on us in no time at all. And it’s so important that your home is prepared. As you use your heating equipment, you can, unfortunately, put your home at risk. However, proper maintenance and preparation helps to avoid some of this risk.

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