Fireplace Safety in Cleveland Ohio
Having a fireplace in your home can have many benefits. Many home buyers look for a fireplace as an added amenity when looking for a new home. There are many benefits to having a fireplace.
- Fireplaces offer a cozy and warm setting for family gatherings or just getting cozy with a good book.
- Fireplaces offer heat and light when the electricity goes out.
- Fireplaces can help reduce the cost of electricity when using as a heating source.
- A wood burning stove can offer heat, light and also a fire to cook on.
Fireplaces can also be a fire hazard. It is important to have the chimney cleaned and inspected regularly.
A chimney fire can be very hot and very dangerous. Home fires caused by a chimney fire can spread very rapidly due to the intense heat. Slow burning chimney fires might not get enough air or fuel to be a large fire, but because of the high temperature, can cause just as much damage as a blazing fire.
If you experience a chimney or fireplace fire in your home, call SERVPRO of Medina County/Gateway/Western Lake County to clean up the soot, fire extinguisher dust or even any water damage that may occur from putting the fire out. Call us 24/7 at 800-933-7179.