Chimney & Fireplaces/Gas Flue Line Sweeping


I bought my house in 2011 and I don't use the fireplace.

Do I need annual gas flue line sweeping (service) done (line that connects furnace to chimney)?

Thank you for your help!

Hello Jeff, it might not need a cleaning but it should be checked every year, for built up, blockages deterioration and proper sizing to begin with, I would have a local Certified Chimney Sweep, (there you can look up by zip code to find one near you) take a first hand look at what you have, they should be able to help.
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James Ball


I am a chimney sweep with over 22 years of experience, CSIA certified and member of the NCSG, I can answer questions about smoky fire places, wood stoves, and heating units (boiler and furnace chimneys) do you need a relining? A cap? And much more


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