The Right Way to Stop Animals from Entering Your Chimney

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With the temperatures outside on the rise, the animals are starting to become more active, and that means they are looking for dark, warm, and cozy places to build their nests. Unfortunately for many homeowners, chimneys seem to be a popular choice for squirrels, bats, birds, and other potential pests. Armed with a bit of […]

Check Your Chimney Now to Keep Springtime Pests Out

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Though spring marks the end of winter precipitation and blisteringly cold temperatures, it comes with its own unique set of seasonal woes – especially when it comes to your chimney. Of these potential problems, pests like birds, raccoons, and even bats are surprisingly common. Fortunately, there are several different things you can do to keep […]

Install a Chimney Liner to Protect Your Home

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Installing a chimney liner — if you don’t have one currently or yours is found to be damaged — is necessary to enhance safety by keeping high heat from combustibles and more. From a stainless-steel flue liner to clay tiles, a chimney liner increases efficiency by reducing the amount of creosote build-up in the chimney. […]

Water In Your Basement? Check Your Chimney

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Chimney leaking water into basement? For many homeowners, the connection between the highest point in your home — your chimney — and the lowest — your basement — isn’t always clear. But a damaged chimney can have a dramatic and negative impact on your basement. A damaged chimney can allow water to seep into your […]

Choosing the Best Cap for Your Chimney

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Your chimney cap — if you have one (and you should!) — is an unsung hero within your fireplace and chimney system. Chimney caps protect the interior of your structure by keeping out water and moisture, as well as any unwanted animals or pests. Furthermore, chimney caps keep leaves and other debris out of your […]