Businesses

Articles

Home Auto Family Finance Health & Beauty House & Home Insurance Legal Pets Professional Services School & Work Seasonal Shopping & Fun Sports & Fitness Vacations & Travel
Change Topic →

Chimney Sweep and Repair

A chimney sweep has all the right tools and equipment, and the experience, to be able to help keep your home’s chimney in perfect working order. And if your chimney needs repair, many local chimney sweep companies provide both cleaning and repair services.

Gas chimney logs offer a sense of warmth and are more efficient than traditional wood logs. They have become an increasingly popular eco-friendly fuel alternative for their easy use and cleanliness. There are two types of gas chimney logs available on the market: vented and ventless (vent-free). The choice of logs used may be determined...

Read Article →


Chimney lining can be added to any chimney and is a great investment to prolong the life and improve the efficiency of your chimney. A liner will provide a layer of protection against potentially dangerous and destructive chimney fires. There are several types of chimney lining to choose from, primarily metal, clay or concrete The...

Read Article →


Chimney liners are one of the key components of a fireplace that allow it to function properly and safely. One of the primary parts is the chimney liner that goes inside the chimney and funnels hazardous gases and heat from a fire to the outside of the home. The chimney liner reinforces the structural strength...

Read Article →


Chimney cleaning services are essential for homes with chimneys. A chimney cleaning company can offer different services that will enable a chimney to operate efficiently and safely. Chimney Inspections One of the primary chimney cleaning services performed are chimney inspections. Chimney companies perform inspections annually or a person buys or sells a home. A chimney...

Read Article →


Chimney sweeper services can help keep your home safer and cleaner, but before you hire a sweep to maintain your chimney, review these ten important questions and areas of concern. Hiring a Chimney Sweeper Although there are no formal government regulations for chimney sweeps, there are private certifying organizations. Making sure that any potential sweep...

Read Article →


Good chimney maintenance techniques should be part of your regular household cleaning and repair routine. 10 Tips for Good Chimney Maintenance Maintain a safe perimeter. Keep tree branches and other objects at least 15 feet from the top of your chimney. Instruct your family on safe fireplace, furnace and stove practices. Retrofit a chimney cap...

Read Article →


Your fireplace chimney is there to protect you by venting smoke, sparks and dangerous fumes up and out of your home. 10 Facts About Your Fireplace Chimney Warm air rises, creating an updraft that pulls surrounding smoky air along with it. This strong updraft helps keep your rooms smoke and soot free. A chimney damper...

Read Article →


Chimney liners provide a barrier between the components of your chimney and the surrounding wood or other building materials. This may seem like an extra layer of protection that isn’t really necessary, but it turns out that having a lining adds more than reassurance. There are some solid reasons you should seriously consider installing a...

Read Article →


Chimney caps are covers for the top of your chimney or flue, the opening above your fireplace or furnace designed to vent smoke and gas. Not all flues are designed with caps, which can create problems. Without protection above or at the opening of the flue, water, wind, and animals can get into your home....

Read Article →


Using a chimney sweeping log is one way to protect your chimney from creosote buildup. Chimney cleaning is important for the safety of your home and family. Between annual inspections, creosote can coat the inside of your chimney and cause problems. The chemicals in chimney cleaning logs help reduce creosote accumulations that can be dangerous...

Read Article →