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The Importance of Chimney Cleaning

When you light the fireplace or heating stove, smoke, soot and contaminants vent through a narrow flue pipe. It leaves a residue that stains the interior masonry walls, flue liner, fire shelf, damper, and other components. In addition to leaves, twigs, and debris, small animals and pests can get trapped inside. And moisture from humidity Read more

Chimney Caps, Chimney Crowns, and Chimney Chase Covers

At first glance, the chimney appears to be a single structure attached to the roofline of your home. But upon closer inspection, you will notice that the anatomy of a chimney is comprised of several components. The top three exterior parts are the chimney cap, chimney crown and chase cover. It’s important to not only Read more

Chimney Crown Damage: Seal or Repair | Chimney Crown Repair | Chimney Cement Cap Repair

Like most homeowners, you probably notice your chimney every day. Whether you’re coming home from work, doing some gardening or enjoying the outdoors, the chimney is hard to miss. But do you know what the uppermost section of the chimney is called? If you guessed the chimney crown, you’re right. Imagine getting all the benefits Read more