require maintenance on a yearly basis to assure safe, proper
operation. Chimney fires can often occur when the home owners
are not aware of them.
Proper yearly cleaning and
inspection is recommended by the National Fire Protection Agency.
Quite often the woodstove system that has not been properly
installed or operated will need to be examined to ensure that an
unsafe condition has not arisen.
A proper cleaning and
possible change in the operation will often be all that is needed
to change a hazardous situation into a safe one.