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Temperatures are starting to drop and now is the time to prepare your fireplace for fall! Here are some tips on how to prepare your fireplace for the season--whether it’s a gas or wood-burning fireplace.
Clean your chimney before you starting burning the fireplace wood. The leading cause of fires from fireplaces result from leftover fuel that has accumulated in the chimney.
Have the gasket material inspected and replaced as needed. If your wood-burning fireplace has a blower, clean it. Unlike furnace blowers, these blowers do not have a filtering system, so you must clean them!
Replace any broken brick lining or anything that has deteriorated. If the brick lining has deteriorated to…