Before you start a fire in your fireplace, it is important to make sure that your chimney is clean and safe for use. A dirty chimney could put your home at risk for a chimney fire. In order to properly clean and maintain your chimney, it is a good idea to schedule annual chimney cleaning appointments for your home. By hiring a Rockville chimney sweep, you will ensure that your fireplace and chimney are prepared for use during the coldest months of the year. A professional remediation company can also provide you with air duct cleaning that will eliminate indoor air pollution in your home. For more essential fireplace safety tips, watch this video from NBCAActionNews.