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Home Chimney Safety

A chimney is a vital part of any heating system. Whether oil, propane or old fashioned wood heats your home, the combustion gases released by burning fuels contain noxious chemicals that are hazardous to air-breathing creatures. A properly engineered, installed and maintained chimney provides safety from combustion gases as well as protecting the rest of the dwelling from the risk of fire caused by sparks and thermal transfer to structural components in a house.

Chimney Fire Safety: (Ontario Municipal Fire Prevention Officers Association)

Masonry Chimney Info & Checklist 

Natural Resources Canada Guide to Residential Wood Heating