- Give-Aways & Offers
- Monthly Must Do's
- DIY Project Ideas
- Step-by-Step Guides
- Inspirational Photo Galleries
Gathering around the fireplace on a chilly day is a favorite family pastime, but in order to maintain that tradition you need to inspect your chimney every year, inside and out. Note any excess ash and creosote buildup: If the chimney has creosote buildup greater than 1/8 inch, it needs to be cleaned; buildup greater than 1/4 inch requires a pro to remove.
We'll send you an email as soon as Bob Vila Academy launches
Enroll now and learn DIY basics from the next generation of home improvement experts