In a home in England back in 2012, the uncovered chimney had become home to the duck, and one chilly evening when the family started a fire in the fireplace, the duck lost it's balance and came tumbling right into the open flame and then into the room. The singed duck then panicked, sending soot all over the furniture and floor. The duck was okay, but the soot and mess ended up causing several hundred pounds of damage. To read the full story, click here.
Of course, if you want to avoid having ducks roost in your chimney, the All Season Control Cover can take care of that. In fact, we guarantee duck proof chimneys with the installation of any of our chimney covers, so you'll never have to worry about duck dodging in your home. Well, at least not ones falling down the chimney.