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If Your Fireplace Up to Snuff?
Who doesn't love cuddling up in front of a fire on those cold chilly nights, no matter where you live or call home. But, to ensure that it's a safe experience as well as an enjoyable one, here are some tips from Kerry Lucasse on how to keep that fireplace up to snuff.
Is your fireplace up to snuff?
5 Tips to stay safe
Here in Atlanta we only have a few short months to cuddle up in front of the fireplace with a good book (and/or a glass of wine!). Before your home fires are blazing this winter, we wanted to make sure your fireplace is fully up to snuff! If it isn't maintained properly, your living, dining room or bedroom could quickly be filled with a cloud of soot or even a fire. To ensure that you are protected and can enjoy your fireplace in the years to come, here are a five quick tips:
TIP #1 :: Call a Chimney Sweep -- every year
Have your chimney cleaned out at least once a year. In colder climates where you use your fireplace regularly, you may want to have it cleaned twice a year. Every ... more
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