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Why Does Your Chimney Need To Be Cleaned?

Your chimney is an important part of your heating system, but chimney maintenance is often overlooked. If it's been more than 5 years since your last cleaning, here are 4 reasons why you should schedule your chimney cleaning today:

  • Dangerous Fumes: Obstructions or cracks in your chimney can cause dangerous gases to escape into your home.
  • Chimney Fires: Creosol build up can obstruct airflow in the chimney, and is one of the leading causes of chimney fires.
  • Animal Nests: Nuisance animals including raccoons, squirrels, mice, bats and birds often nest in chimneys. The nests can block airflow causing your home to fill with smoke or possibly start a fire.
  • Prevent Damage: Even the most clean-burning, energy-efficient heating systems emit corrosive acids that can cause damage to the inside of your chimney.

Honest, dependable chimney cleaning

Most chimneys require periodic maintenance including a chimney cleaning. This service, performed by a Connecticut licensed and certified chimney sweep, will ensure your chimney is in safe, working order. If your chimney has not been serviced lately, contact us today for an appointment.

Serving Connecticut Homeowners Since 1913

  • Contact Us:
  • 299 Bishop Avenue
  • Bridgeport, CT 06610
  • Ph: 800.822.3835 (toll free)
  • Fax: 203.333.3358

For over 100 years, Standard Oil has provided exceptional service and value. Voted Best Oil Company in Connecticut, our commitment to customer satisfaction is unrivaled. If you are looking for heating oil and propane delivery as well as fast, 24-hour service from a family-owned company you can trust – call Standard Oil today.

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