- I don’t have a chimney!
- My boiler man cleans the chimney!
- I don’t need my fireplace cleaned, I just light a huge fire and it burns all of the creasote out of the chimney!
- I have gas heat, it burns clean so the chimney doesn’t need to be cleaned!
- I don’t need a rain cap, I never had one in the past!
I don’t have a chimney!
This is a common response for people who do not have a fireplace, The fact is that any combustible heating unit requires a chimney otherwise, how would the carbon monoxide get out of the house. Whether you heat your home with Oil or Gas, you do have a chimney!
My boiler man cleans the chimney!
This is a large misconception, it is very understandable that you would put your faith in your boiler man, which is fine. If you’ve ever noticed your boiler man does not have ladders on there trucks. The reason is that they are not licensed or insured to go on your roof, therefore, they do not clean your chimney.
I don’t need my fireplace cleaned, I just light a huge fire and it burns all of the creasote out of the chimney!
This is very dangerous, If you light an intense fire in the attempt to burn out all the debri, first, it is an uncontrolled fire, that can shoot embers onto your roof, or the intensity of the fire can damage your chimneys liner.
I have gas heat, it burns clean so the chimney doesn’t need to be cleaned!
Gas heat does burn clean, but it is more important to have your chimney cleaned & checked with gas, because of the dangers of Carbon Monoxide, Its colorless, odorless, and tasteless, so it cant be detected until its too late!
I don’t need a rain cap, I never had one in the past!
Why wait for a problem, animal nesting can happen at any time, and as your home gets older you want to protect the lining from deteriorating. Its like having an open hole in your roof, and letting the rain and snow constantly come in. Your chimney is the heart of your home protect it with a Stainless Steel Raincap.