The MONTCO.TODAY recently published an article on The Chimney Scientists' founder, Joe Ochal. The article discusses how Joe blended his experience cleaning chimneys to get through college with his scientific-background to create the Chimney Scientists.
If you suspect an animal is living in your chimney, you should know it is not uncommon. Birds, bats, and other animals often seek shelter in chimneys during the summer months. A chimney in the summer is an ideal shelter for birds and animals especially because it is not being used.
It is recommended that you clean and inspect your chimney and fireplace at least once a year, but have you ever wondered why?
When is the best time of year to clean your chimney?
Do you ever see smoke in your room within approximately 5 minutes of lighting a fire? If so, there is only one reason that this would occur: your fire was not completely ignited.