Time for a Chimney Inspection?

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Heating season is fast approaching. Maybe you’ve even had to turn the heat on and off a few times already on an especially chilly morning! Now that you’re about to get ready to fire up the boiler or start your wood-burning season, ask yourself, is it time for a chimney inspection? How long has it… 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 »

Thinking of Buying a House? Don’t Forget a Chimney Inspection

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House hunting can be overwhelming, and if you’re stressed about potential problems in a house, you can protect yourself by doing a thorough inspection of the property before you sign on the dotted line. When checking out a potential dream home, don’t forget a chimney inspection. So many home buyers have romantic notions of sitting… Read more »

Signs You May Need Chimney Restoration

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Chimneys tend to be one area of the home that many people never think about except during the winter. For this reason, it’s not unusual for chimney repairs to be overlooked until major damage has been done. Chimney restoration could be needed to eliminate structural damage and ensure your chimney is safe. Here are a… Read more »

The Basics of a Chimney Inspection

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A chimney is an amazing addition to any house. However, sometimes people forget how much work they are to maintain. Having a chimney inspection performed is critical to making sure your fireplace is in proper working order. Below is a list of items that are commonly performed during an inspection. This process takes less than… Read more »

Why You Need a Chimney Inspection

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Fireplaces are wonderful things that can add value to your home and create a homey atmosphere when lit. Like the rest of your home, your fireplace needs regular maintenance, cleaning and inspection. Every one to three years, you should have a Level 1 inspection done of your chimney. A Level 1 inspection is a visual… Read more »