The Necessity of Chimney Repair

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Chimney repair often gets overlooked because when people see brick they think of something indestructible. However, although built to last, brick and mortar are porous: tiny holes in brick allow water to seep in and will eventually break down the structural integrity of the brick. Even though repairing problems with your chimney can be extensive… Read more »

Chimney Cleaning Season Is Approaching

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In the dead heat of summer the last thing on a homeowner’s mind is starting a roaring fire in their fireplace. However, fall is upon us and it won’t be long until the weather catches on. Before you know it, we will all be enjoying cooler evening temperatures that will inspire many to gather together… Read more »

Chimney Repair: Keeping Your Home Comfy Cozy

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A favorite gathering place for family and guests is often right around the fireplace. A fireplace that no longer functions correctly becomes a headache for any homeowner and a source of frustration for everyone. Instead of ignoring the problem, consider hiring a reliable and professional service to inspect and repair any chimney problems that you… Read more »

Fireplace Chimney Restoration: A task best left to the professionals

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Fireplace Chimney Restoration: A task best left to the professionals In this modern age of do-it-yourselfers and internet-taught handymen, there are many jobs better left to the actual professionals. Chimney restoration or repair is definitely one of these tasks. Below we’ll discuss a few of the issues to consider when you’re contemplating this task. •… Read more »

What Is a Chimney Liner?

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Chimney liners, also known as fireplace liners or flue liners, are placed in your chimney and it gives the smoke and gases a passageway to find a safe way out of your home. A stainless steel chimney liner can be used to separate the exhaust of your fireplace or furnace from the rest of your… Read more »

The Value of Chimney Inspection

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When performing maintenance around the house, average homeowners are most likely to think along the lines of plumbing and electrical systems. While these are certainly very important, there are some often neglected aspects of the home that can greatly increase the quality and safety of your household if maintained regularly. Annual chimney inspection is an… Read more »

Put a Lid on It: The Necessity of a Chimney Cap

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Part of your end-of-season chimney inspection and cleaning includes having a look at the chimney cap. If an inspection finds a cap missing or in disrepair, we strongly recommend an installation or replacement. A chimney cap has three main functions that are important for reasons of safety as well as cost. Water  A chimney cap… Read more »