chimney sweep

Here’s Why Now is Prime Chimney Sweep Time!

Time to get ready for Fall! We hope you have enjoyed the summer and the beautiful weather we are having now! According to virtually every fire-safety agency in the United States, chimneys connected to wood-burning fireplaces need to be professionally inspected and cleaned, if necessary, on an annual basis. This work is necessary to keep… Continue reading

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What is a Chimney Crown?

A chimney is built using numerous components, ensuring proper function and even beauty. One important piece of the chimney is the crown. The crown is a slab that covers the top of your chimney made from materials ranging from metal to stone or concrete. This is what you should know about chimney crowns and their… Continue reading

Why Do You Need a Chimney Cap?

Your chimney is built using different components to help it function correctly and efficiently. While a chimney seems like a simple structure, leaving small elements out, such as a chimney cap, can result in several disadvantages. Before you decide to forego your chimney cap, keep the following considerations in mind: Prevent Water from Entering Your… Continue reading

4 Dangers of Moisture In Your Chimney

Spring showers might be wonderful for flowers in bloom, but it can forecast gloom for your chimney. In fact, having moisture in your chimney is a major danger sign for an array of issues. These are some of the most common dangers that you’ll find when moisture is lurking inside of your chimney. Danger #1:… Continue reading

4 Common Signs that Your Chimney Needs Repairing

After a cold and long winter, you might be pondering the home improvements that need addressing this season. It’s easy to overlook your chimney, but writing it off of your home maintenance checklist can lead to major costly problems. These are the 4 signs that your chimney is in need of repair. Sign #1: White… Continue reading