We know that as the temperatures drop the chances of building a fire in your home go up. If you are wanting to create a fire and help create that perfect fall feeling make sure to follow these simple five fireplace safety tips:
1. Burn only dry, split firewood. Avoid chemically treated wood.
2. Install a chimney cap.
3. Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
4. Close damper when the fireplace is not in use.
5. Schedule a yearly fireplace and chimney inspection.
If fire damage or smoke damage affects your home or office we are SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy is ready to help you make it “Like it never even happened.” SERVPRO of Gresham & SERVPRO of Oregon City/Sandy has been helping customers like you for nearly 30 years when disaster strikes, our crews are trained, experienced and prepared to help when disaster strikes.