For New Jersey homeowners with a wood burning fireplace or stove professional chimney cleaning is affordable maintenance, careful attention to the cleaning and maintenance of the chimney is going to be critical for the safety of your loved ones and the security of your property investment.
As the wood, paper, and other substances burn inside the fireplace, dirt, ash, soot, tar, and other debris will regularly travel up the chimney. As homeowners, we sometimes unfairly assume that all of these unburned substances are being thrown out into the open air above, but this is completely untrue.
WellDuct regularly receives service requests from first time parents of New Jersey for their ductwork and chimney cleaning services. The mold, mildew, fungi, and bacteria that can easily grow within these dark and damp spaces can easily lead to a whole host of health issues, especially in newborns and young children.
Unclean chimneys can also lead to the buildup of noxious gases like carbon monoxide. Over 200 people every year die from carbon monoxide poisoning in the United States with another 10,000 cases resulting in serious injuries.