When it comes to the home you need to be able to figure out what type of features you are going to be able to use. The most common feature that people will look for is a fireplace. They want to be able to have something that is going to be able to allow them to keep warm during the winter months and that will help them to create an ambience for a romantic evening out.
Of course in order to use these traditional fireplaces you need to be able to think about the best ways to keep them well cared for so that you will be able to make the best use of it. In order to do this you need to clean the most useful and important part of this. That will be the chimney.
When you do not clean this you are allowing ash, dirt, and bugs to build up and to block the whole place. This is never a good thing and will make it impossible to release the smoke when you are trying to light a fire inside of the opening of the fireplace.
The first thing that you need to do is carry rope and a chimney broom up onto the roof with you. Tie the rope at the end of the broom and lower it down inside the chimney. Before you do this you need to make sure that you lay out carpet over the hearth and the floor in front of it.
Use the rope to lower the broom up and down repeatedly. This will help to break up the dirt and debris and move it out of the way. From there you will be able to bring it back up and out. Now it is time to go back inside.
Once inside you will need to clean the chimney with good old fashioned soap and water. This is an easy thing for you to be able to do. Scrub at it until it looks like all of the debris has been washed away.