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Masonry Chimney Repairs You Need Before Winter

Warmer months are a time for vacations, leisure time, and fun, but they are also a time when many homeowners take the opportunity to catch up on much-needed household repairs and maintenance. And while there’s no shortage of things to do, one area that’s often neglected is the chimney. Because […] Read more

How To Repair a Masonry Chimney

Have you recently noticed that your chimney’s exterior is looking a little worse from the wear? Over time, weather systems can play havoc with it, causing small issues that can quickly escalate into larger problems. Our Chimney Specialists technicians deal with a wide variety of chimney repairs daily. Here are […] Read more

Common Chimney Issues

If you own a working fireplace and use it as a source of heating and comfort, you’ll eventually encounter some situations where you’ll need our Chimney Specialist technician to perform general maintenance on it. Here are the six most common chimney problems you’ll run into. Blockages in your flue Blockages […] Read more

Six Ways You Can Give Your Chimney New Life

Over time, our houses start to feel a bit stale. Whether it’s the paint that has been on the wall for the past five years or siding that needs to be repaired; there is always something in need of updating. This also extends to our chimney which can both deteriorate […] Read more

Identifying and Fixing Chimney Discoloration This Summer

Have you ever noticed an unexpected stain appear on or near your fireplace? Staining is not only unsightly, but it’s also typically indicative of an issue somewhere within your fireplace system. Since your chimney is likely sitting unused this summer, now is the perfect time to correct any problems. Read […] Read more

Preparing Your Fireplace For Summer

Most likely, your fireplace is going to sit unused this summer. Outside of the occasional cool night where you might choose to light a fire, it will act as a focal point within your home decor. This means now is the perfect time to attack your annual fireplace maintenance checklist. […] Read more

What is Chimney Tuckpointing?

As a homeowner, you try to stay on top of your home’s maintenance needs. Whether it’s a new roof, having your gutters cleaned, or sealing your foundation against moisture, these projects all help to keep your home in its best shape. What about your chimney though? For many, it’s a […] Read more

Benefits of a Chimney Swept By Professionals

In these challenging times, many homeowners are looking for ways to minimize their expenses. This is particularly true if you’re relatively handy and/or have a basic understanding of chimney maintenance. However, there are six significant benefits of having your chimney swept by professionals instead of doing it yourself. Safeguard your […] Read more

Tips for Your Masonry Chimney

Most chimneys in residential properties are masonry chimneys. Regular maintenance is essential to keeping masonry chimneys in good condition. Most masonry chimneys will eventually require repairs to keep them looking good and working properly. Here’s everything you need to know about masonry chimneys as a homeowner. What is a masonry […] Read more

Effects of A Damaged Chimney Liner

When your Chimney Specialist, Inc technician visits your home for an annual chimney inspection, they’ll always take a look at the condition of your liner. A damaged chimney liner poses several threats to your home. Prior to 1940, few chimneys had a liner. Congress enacted several laws requiring them due […] Read more

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