No doubt about it. Well, you don’t say. And so it goes on. Of course the house must be cleaned. For whatever number of excuses they care to conjure up, not everyone is as thorough as those who really and actually quite literally get their house cleaned from top to bottom. Or is it the other way round? From the bottom up? Anyhow, among the aspects of the house so easily forgotten about could be the chimney. But those who always remembered probably got a professional chimney cleaning woodbridge va contracting job done on the side.
Or maybe because of where they are located, maybe they are using the living room fireplace a lot more often owing to the cold weather, they have prioritized this area of essential housekeeping. A dirty chimney is definitely not conducive to being able to making a warm fire at night. You will be suffocating in fumes. No smoke is able to escape as it should. Through the chimney stack, of course. Look at it this way.
Think of the last time you had a really bad cold, or worse still, the seasonal bout of influenza, with or without the recommended flu shot. Your nasal cavities were utterly blocked. You could hardly breathe. And for a while, it made living and working a bit challenging. And breathing too. It is like that for the chimney that never gets cleaned. Try it if you do not believe this. Just you go and light a fire and see.
The traditional old chimney sweep does a lot more than just cleaning the old chimney. Because it is so old and neglected, he’ll be looking at fixing it too. Through years of neglect, it’s likely that damage has been done.