When Is It Time For a New Chimney Liner?

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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 »

Chimney Cleaning for Better Health

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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 »

Are Chimney Caps Important?

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Chimney owners generally don’t give too much thought to the cap that sits on their chimney. This usually means that if it gets knocked off or damaged, they wonder if it is really that important in the first place! However, the longer you go without a chimney cap, the more integral chimney owners realize it… Read more »

3 Levels of Chimney Inspection and When They are Necessary

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Chimney inspections are recommended as they help to assess the functionality of your chimney, and in the process, identify any issues that might lead to poor performance. Typically, chimney inspections take place annually, although factors such as disasters and how one uses a fireplace, can alter this timeline. There are three levels of inspection involved,… Read more »

Why You Should Always Hire A Professional For Chimney Cleaning

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It is very important that you have your chimney cleaned at least once per year to ensure that it is kept in the best condition possible and continues functioning as it should. However, rather than trying to clean your chimney yourself, you should always hire a professional. Here are three reasons why. They Effectively Remove Creosote… Read more »

5 Signs That You Need Chimney Repair Services

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Many homeowners don’t pay enough attention to their chimneys, assuming these structures are safe from wear and tear over time. However, problems can occur with chimneys, requiring chimney repair services. The following are some common reasons you may need chimney repairs. 1. White Discoloration or Efflorescence Oftentimes, chimneys are vulnerable to what’s known as efflorescence,… Read more »

How to Prepare For a Chimney Sweep

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It may seem like a no-brainer to get your home ready for a chimney sweep. You just make sure there is easy access and it’s all good, right? Well, there is more to it than just that. Getting your home ready will take a few extra steps. You don’t need to cover your entire home… Read more »