March 3, 2013 @ 10:50 PM

Spring is around the corner even though winter seems to be hanging on around a large portion of the country. The long cold winter has had many fireplaces and stoves working around the clock. Because of this it is more important than ever to make sure proper sweeping and maintenance of chimneys is done to avoid the chance of a chimney fire. We have recently seen more than an average number of chimneys with excessive levels of creosote buildup causing a potential dangerous situation to the homeowners, and stove operators involved. We have even had a coupe reports of chimney fires, including a lawyer we have done work for asking our opinion of a lawsuit he is working on where a chimney fire caused a house fire in an attic. Possibly due to a ......

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