Few people think about their chimneys in the warm summer months. However, at Atlanta Chimney Doctor, LLC, in Sandy Springs, GA, we know that there are good reasons for you to maintain your chimney in preparation for the winter. Here are some easy tips to follow.
Close the Flue
This may seem like a simple step, but it is an easy way to protect against sudden storms and wind drafts. Getting your chimney capped takes it one step further, and that will help keep animals, like squirrels and birds, out of your flue.
Call a chimney sweep in Sandy Springs, GA, to have your routine maintenance done. Chimney sweeps generally have more flexible schedules in the summer, which can work to your advantage.