Municipal Office

WOODSTOVE/ FIREPLACE MAINTENANCE


  • Inspect and clean your chimney
  • Check stovepipes and connections
  • Check for creosote
  • Check walls for excessive heat
  • Protect walls and floors from heat and sparks
  • Install a rain cap
  • Watch for warning signs, such as corrosion or rust on the outer shell or liner of a chimney, as well as loose bricks, crumbling mortar, dark stains and white powder
  • When in doubt, call an expert