Whenever the cold season hits, many fortunate Greenville, SC homeowners get to enjoy the warmth and comfort of a fireplace in their home. That said, indoor fireplaces do need some maintenance to keep them operating optimally and safely. Every type of fireplace, whether gas, electric, or wood-burning, poses a potential danger to a home and its inhabitants, so keep in mind these five tips on keeping your fireplace safe and warm.
Avoid running your fireplace with other home features that vent to the outside.
Turning these features on along with your fireplace can pull carbon monoxide from your flue that’s supposed to rise up to the chimney, thereby allowing the harmful gas to circulate in the home.