Chimney maintenance not only protects the chimney's structure but also ensures that it functions safely when you use your fireplace or wood stove. Chimney cleaning should be part of your fall maintenance routine, and you can take steps to prevent dangerous exposure to carbon monoxide.
In this section, get tips for chimney maintenance, including annual cleaning to prevent chimney fires. Learn about care for roof vents and chimneys, and find out how to detect and prevent exposure to carbon monoxide.