Chimney Repair: Why It’s Important

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Prior to using your fireplace, you will need to have your chimney professionally inspected for signs of damage. When your chimney needs repairs, and you use it anyway, it can be un-safe for you and your family. Keep reading for reasons why it’s important to have chimney repairs done. Creosote Build-Up Poses a Fire Risk… Read more »

3 Signs That You Need Chimney Repair

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A chimney in disrepair is a dreadful sight. What’s worse, some homeowners don’t know that they require chimney repair until it’s too late. That’s why it’s incredibly important to have your chimney inspected annually so that minor problems don’t cause permanent damage, requiring entire chimney rebuilds. Without climbing to a dangerous vantage point, do you know… Read more »

Common Causes of Chimney Leaks

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One of the biggest problems that homeowners experience with their chimney is leaks. In order to remain at peak working condition, regular inspections of the cap, flashing and crown are necessary to ensure there is no damage that could cause a future leak. The Chimney Cap The purpose of the chimney cap is to protect… Read more »

Why Chimney Sweeping isn’t a DIY Job

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If you’re a regular member of the “Do-It-Yourself” club, sweeping your own chimney sounds easy-peasy, nothing to it, and a money-saver. But hold on! There’s far more that goes into the task of chimney sweeping than simply buying a brush, rods, and watching a how-to video. Having that said, ridding your chimney of built-up creosote… Read more »

3 Common Summertime Problems Best Caught by a Chimney Inspection

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Summer is the season of warmth and relaxation. For most homeowners, this means that their chimney and fireplace are last on their mind. After all, it’s too warm for fires inside the house and if you’re not using your fireplace, you don’t have to worry about maintenance, right? Unfortunately, even when your fireplace isn’t seeing… Read more »

3 Reasons to Schedule a Chimney Inspection Today

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Did you know, according to recent statistics, there are over 25,000 chimney fires a year that result in over $125 million in property damage? An improperly maintained chimney can quickly turn into a house fire. A properly inspected chimney is important to ensure the health and safety of your home. There are several benefits to… Read more »