Chimneys can make harsh, virginal winters bearable. No matter where you are in Milwaukee, a chimney provides much-needed relief in winter. Chimneys, on the other hand, can be very dangerous, and even deadly, to you and your family if not maintained and repaired regularly.
For this reason, you should closely monitor the condition of your chimney and schedule regular chimney inspection in Milwaukee.
1) Fire Hazards: There are many incidents of accidental fires originating from chimneys. Regular inspection and maintenance to sterilize possible accidental fires due to poor chimney conditions.
One study found that most deaths from faulty chimneys occurred overnight. We highly recommend using a chimney inspection service if you find yourself waking up in the middle of the night uncomfortable due to suffocating smoke flooding your home.
2) Health Hazards: In addition to fire hazards, fireplaces that are not properly maintained can be dangerous in many ways. A clogged chimney may not be able to get the smoke out of your home and poor air quality will spread throughout your home and start harming your health.
3) Weakening The Structure: An untreated chimney can be fatal to the structure and foundation of your home. Over a period of time, excess soot will accumulate in the interior lining of the chimney, causing excessive strain on the joints.
If you have recently made changes to the basic structure of your house and chimney, it is even more important that you contact a chimney inspection service to check the condition and stability of the new addition.