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Posted by & filed under Chimney Information, Chimney Maintenance, mortar chimneys

Why Do Chimneys Need Repair? Chimneys may seem no more complicated than a glorified hole in the roof. It would appear their only purpose is simply to release smoke into the outside air. Yet these structures involve complex construction, and their proper function is important. When wear or damage occurs, resident safety may be compromised…. Read more »

Posted by & filed under Chimney Liner

The flue liner is an important part of any chimney. It lines the inside of the brickwork to help prevent heat from penetrating your home and allowing for easier chimney cleaning. However, flue liners are a relatively recent addition to chimneys. Older chimneys may have been installed without one, but the addition is easy to… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Chimney Restoration

Chimney restoration isn’t about simple aesthetics; it’s about keeping your home safe. On average, 17,600 chimney fires occurred annually in the United States between 2015 and 2017 according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. These fires rack up millions of dollars in damage for homeowners.  There are many ways you can keep your home’s… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Chimney Cleaning, Chimney Inspection, Chimney Sweeping

When people hear of chimney cleaning, many times what comes to mind is the presence of soot. Well, chimney cleaning is a lot more than that! Read this blog post to learn some vital facts about chimney cleaning.  Importance of Cleaning the Chimney  Cleaning the chimney and the fireplace is important for several reasons. During… Read more »

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While many homes have fireplaces, not all of them are used every winter. Some homeowners liked a home, bought it, and had no interest in using the fireplace. However, whether you have decided you like ambiance or just want to cut your heating bills a little, if you decide to start using your fireplace suddenly,… Read more »

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The chimney liner is a key component to your chimney. It plays a crucial role in preventing hazardous gases and creosote from penetrating the chimney and entering your home. The chimney liner serves as a barrier that helps ferry all these harmful gases up and out of the chimney instead of letting them linger and… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Chimney Cleaning

Getting your chimney cleaned might be one of those things you plan to do, but then keep forgetting about. There are well recognized benefits of chimney cleaning, such as fire safety and more efficient heating, but chimney cleaning is also better for your health. Let’s explore why. Allergens & Dust & Mold Even if your… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Chimney Cleaning, Chimney Information

Chimney fires are incredibly dangerous, but while you think you will definitely know if your chimney has burst into flames, few know the actual signs. As you have a fire in the hearth and fires will rise up, a fire in your chimney may not be immediately noticeable, and the time it goes unnoticed only… Read more »