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Don’t ignore nesting birds this summer

It’s that time of year when birds are raising their broods, and they often choose chimney stacks to call home. Come winter when you want to light your fire, that can be a real problem! Abandoned nests can block your chimney and cause damage to your chimney liner. We specialize in animal removal and can…
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Common chimney problems to watch out for

Many homeowners assume chimneys can function properly with zero maintenance. Unfortunately, inadequate maintenance opens up your chimney to many problems that pose a danger to you and your loved ones. Here are some common chimney problems to watch out for. Obstruction – this can cause toxic fumes to enter your home Creosote – build-up can…
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Reasons why you need regular pellet stove maintenance

The easiest way to interfere with your pellet stove performance and efficiency is by neglecting its maintenance. Your pellet stove’s components work together for optimal function, and when this is compromised, heating efficiency is lost. Luckily, hiring a chimney repair company to inspect your pellet stove helps in pinpointing the exact issue. Only an expert…
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How to increase your chimney’s lifespan

Although most chimneys are durable, they aren’t indestructible. With time, chimneys can wear and tear, reducing their performance. Additionally, extreme weather conditions can contribute to your chimney’s deterioration. Luckily, you can increase the longevity of your chimney with proper care and maintenance. For example, keep up with your annual chimney sweeps and inspections. This way,…
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Signs your chimney crown needs repair

Since your chimney crown sits way on top of your home, it’s easy to forget its maintenance and care. Unfortunately, any damage to your chimney crown allows water, moisture, and debris into your chimney, affecting its functionality. Here are some signs that show your chimney crown needs repair. You can see visible cracks Tiles are…
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How to identify common smoke draw issues

During winter, it’s normal to build a fire in your fireplace to get your home warm and cozy. However, if your whole house fills up with smoke, it could signal a problem with your chimney. A house full of smoke is not only a nuisance but also a safety hazard. Here is how you can…
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Ask these questions before getting a chimney liner

A chimney liner is the most important safety component for your chimney as it prevents intense heat, dangerous gases, and burning embers. However, before getting your chimney liner, it’s vital to ask your chimney sweep company these questions to get an insight into the process. What does a chimney liner do? Why do I need…
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Don’t forget your chimney this summer!

Like winter clothes, stored away for several months as the weather becomes beautifully warm, it’s easy to forget about your chimney if your fireplace is only used every now and then, if at all. But this does mean that this a terrific time to make sure your chimney is both clean and in good working…
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Why you shouldn’t DIY wood-burning stove installation

Many homeowners think it’s possible to install their wood-burning stove by themselves to save money. However, this results in costly mistakes that put you and your loved ones at risk. You should treat a wood burning stove like any other heating appliance in your home by letting a professional install it. Going the DIY route…
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Chimney parge installation, restoration and cleaning

According to the National Fire Protection Association, the interior of the smoke chamber between the firebox and flue must be covered with a special insulating refractory mortar known as a parge coat. The NFPA requires this coating because it makes the smoke chamber structurally safer and more durable: – The parge coat prevents chimney brick…
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