Prevent Fires, Clean Your Chimney
Many of us in the Valley heat with wood or supplement our heating needs with a wood stove. Wood stoves and chimneys need maintenance to be used safely.
As we enter into winter we always have a rash of chimney fires, many of these can cause the complete loss of your home or even a life. Usually these fires can be prevented by keeping your chimney clean.
We lost our house to a chimney fire when I was a kid so I know it isn’t something to take lightly. Our house burned flat to the ground in just a few hours. Thankfully our family got out safely, but that’s about all that got out.
Now is the time to clean your chimney, don’t wait until after you have a fire.
David Hale of Chimneys R Us dropped off some coupons at my office. They are free for the taking, just stop by 545 S Alaska Street in Palmer.
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