Most people forget that their chimneys are part of the ventilation system for their homes, and inhaling air from them ensures a supply of fresh air. If your chimney is not cleaned regularly, debris may build up and block it. This can cause a dangerous buildup of gases such as carbon monoxide in your house instead of allowing them to escape via the chimney. Exposure to excessive amounts of carbon monoxide and other toxic gases from fireplaces can be hazardous. If you have any questions about chimney and fireplace repair Chicago or fireplace maintance Chicago, contact Delta Chimneys for assistance. They’ve detailed everything from how often you should have your chimney cleaned to the many benefits of doing so. Contact them anytime!