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A wood burning fireplace can be a beautiful thing.  It can create a mood, feeling, a scent and a wonderful sound, particularly on a cold winter night.  However, if not properly maintained, it can also deteriorate quickly.  Here are a few helpful points about fireplaces.

It is difficult for a homeowner to thoroughly inspect a chimney.  A chimney should be inspected and cleaned after every two cords of wood are burned. If the fireplace is used only occasionally, have it inspected and cleaned every year before use.