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Reducing Fire Hazards One Cleaning At A Time

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At Magic Sweep Corp, it is our top priority to keep our customers safe and warm this winter and every winter. We are able to help our customers, friends, and neighbors accomplish this by offering important services to prevent fires. Your fireplace, clothes dryer, and HVAC systems are meant to add value to your home and your life. If they are neglected—even for a time—they can quickly take from that value, literally taking your home, health, or life in a preventable fire.

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At Magic Sweep, we keep our customers safe by cleaning chimneys, fireplaces, stoves, inserts, and more. Our comprehensive chimney care will cover any type of fuel or fire appliance in your home. When you schedule a chimney sweep with Magic Sweep, you can count on a convenient appointment time, a professional experience, and a complete sweeping from top to bottom. Our technician will start by using drop cloths to protect your furniture and floors, then clear away soot and creosote with brushes before collecting it with an industrial vacuuming system.

Clean Chimney Equals Safe Chimney

When your chimney is clean, it is safer. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says that the chimneys that are cleaned and inspected regularly are the safest and most efficient. The worst thing about a flue fire is that it’s almost always preventable. Dangerous creosote that could’ve been removed ignites and results in a devastating fire. Debris from animals in the fireplace, creosote buildup, a drop in efficiency. All of these things can result in slowed airflow and high temperatures in the flue. There is still time this summer to schedule your chimney sweep so the fireplace and chimney are ready for safe fires this winter.

The Importance of a Clean Dryer Vent

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, there are nearly 3,000 clothes dryer fires each year. These fires result in 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss. These fires often occur overnight, in winter, and peak in January. The most common cause? Failure to clean the unit and ventilation system. This means that the majority of these clothes dryer fires are preventable. Most homeowners haven’t had their clothes dryer vents cleaned since they’ve had their dryer! This is a disaster waiting to happen. Don’t leave your home and safety up to chance—leave it up to the professionals.

Clean Air Ducts for Winter

As your family heads inside for cold weather, you may want to consider cleaning your air ducts. This service usually includes a thorough cleaning of the HVAC system and air ducts, a check for leaks, and a mild sanitizer that kills bacteria in the ducts. Having clean air ducts can improve symptoms in people with respiratory illnesses and allergies. Checking for and repairing leaks can save you money in utilities. Additionally, our vacuum pressure duct cleaning system means a healthier environment for you and reduces your chance for a home fire.

The time is now. There are a few more weeks in the summer to schedule important services that can help keep your family and home safe this winter.

Call 757-523-2400 and ask a Magic Sweep professional how our cleaning services can help you.