Chimney Cleaning: Taking A Look At The 3 Stages Of Creosote Buildup

Creosote is the black residue that is left in the chimney from wood that has been burned incompletely. If the smoke from the chimney is cooled down to 250 degrees Fahrenheit, the gas will liquefy and form a substance known as creosote, which is the main cause of chimney fires. There are several different forms of creosote. For example, they can be present in liquid form, and will easily ooze out of any chimney openings or be in a more solid form and plug up pipes. Read More