Chimney Sweeping and more....
Wood, oil, gas and more. We can help you prevent chimney fires and many other saftey hazards. Annual inspections are very important and highly recommended to insure you warm your home safely and efficiently. Removing harmful and flammable creosote deposits can reduce the chances of dangerous chimney fires.
Burning solid fuels like wood, oil, and gas can accumulate flammable and/or dangerous obstructions inside your chimney. Regular sweeping/cleaning is necessary to assure a safe and functional heating system.
Chimney caps are highly recommended to prevent animals, rain/ice, and annoying downdrafts from high winds.
Dampers and flues often need attention to maintain an efficient system.
Liners are commonly installed to reduce the size of a chimney that was built too big. More efficient furnaces and hot water heaters need smaller chimneys than before.
Annual service can give your chimney efficiency, safety, and prevent corrosive soot from damaging your chimney and causing expensive repairs. Blockages can lead to deadly carbon monoxide in your home.
Many chimneys are not built to code and often over looked by home inspectors. Have your chimney inspected by a reputable chimney inspector before your purchase.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Don't ignore the signs of a crack, chipped bricks, or a smokey home. Chimneys are sometimes the last thing on the lists of things to fix. Many people assume if it has always worked fine then it is probably ok. Many times it is, but many times the repair could have been much less expensive if caught earlier.
Not all masons know the codes and functionability of a successful chimney. There are many types of masons, don't hire an electrician to do a plumbers job. Call us!