Raleigh Chimney Cleaning – Many Reasons To Your Chimney Cleaned

Chimney Use

If you regularly have a brightly burning fire in your fireplace and use quality hardwoods and fatwoods, you’ll eventually require chimney cleaning. A chimney is a long, columnar structure attached to an exterior firewall that’s part of the fireplace design. It’s the output section of the structure that releases fly ash and smoke into the upper part of the column and from there, into the outside atmosphere.

Chimney Caps and Chimney Cleaning

There are two schools of thought on chimney caps. One is that they provide a safer means of burning wood or coal in a fireplace. The other is that they also prevent birds, insects and other “critters” from entering into the chimney uninvited. Even with a professionally installed chimney cap, cleaning the chimney is still inevitable.

Chimney Cleaning – Reason To Have It Done

One of the chief reasons to insure regular chimney cleaning is the build-up of creosote in the chimney flue. Creosote build-up is the main cause of chimney fires. Creosote creates a film on the interior chimney which over time begins to narrow the passage of the smoke and fly ash. As creosote builds up inside the chimney, the particulate building in layers becomes highly flammable. The result is a sudden roar inside the chimney, followed by fire.

Another Reason To Have Regular Chimney Cleaning

One other reason for engaging a chimney cleaning professional is to maintain a clean-burning fire in the fireplace that doesn’t emit odors or unnecessary smoke when starting a fire with fatwood or kindling. It’s important to use aged woods. Green wood may still retain sap which can increase creosote particulate more quickly. The same is true of fatwood and kindling. If using coal intended specifically for fireplace use, be sure to have regular chimney cleaning to avoid soot build-up.


Call CMR Air Duct Cleaning and Chimney Sweep and find out why we’re the best Raleigh Air Duct Cleaning and Raleigh Chimney Sweep business in the area. CMR Air Duct Cleaning and Chimney Sweep is a family owned business in the Raleigh area. Our goal is to improve the quality of air in your home at an affordable cost. We use the most advanced air duct cleaning system available designed by one the leading manufactures of H.E.P.A. filtered vacuum equipment in the United States. All of our equipment is manufactured to meet and exceed OSHA and EPA standards for cleaning the air of nuisance dusts.


Our services include air duct cleaning, chimney sweeping, dryer vent cleaning, duct sanitization, chimney caps, and vapor barriers.
Give us a call and discover out why we’re the best Raleigh Air Duct Cleaning and Raleigh Chimney Sweep service.

A Healthy Home Improvement

We live in a world where healthy living has become a way of life. We diet and exercise to make ourselves feel better. We have also taken on environmental issues to make our world a cleaner and safer place to live. Yet the most overlooked issue is the air that we breathe. The Environmental Protection Agency claims that indoor air has been found to be more polluted than outdoor air. Now consider on an average people spend 90% of their time indoors……The facts can be quite alarming.
  • “The E.P.A. ranks poor indoor air quality among the top five enviromental risks to public health.”

    (American Lung Association)

  • “Those who are most susceptible to indoor air pollution are children,pregnant women,and the elderly”
    (National Safety Council)
  • “Contaminated central air handling systems can become breeding grounds for mold,mildew,and other sources of biological contaminates.”

    (Enviromental Protection Agency)

  • “50% of all illness is aggravated or caused by polluted indoor air.”

    (American College of Allergies)

  • “Levels of air pollution inside the home can be two to five times higher than outdoor levels.”

    (Enviromental Protection Agency)

Considering that we spend so much time indoors, it makes perfect sense to clean the source of our indoor air quality problems…..Our air ducts.

Again give us a call to have CMR do your Raleigh Air Duct Cleaning or Raleigh Chimney Sweep services.

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