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Tips For Restoring Your Historic Chimney

Do you own a home with a historic fireplace or chimney? Are you ready to bring it back to life? The Original Chimney Specialists are here to help. Our expert team focuses on remodeling, restoring, and repairing chimneys in ways that remain true to the intended original architecture. Regardless of age, it is essential to Read more…

Is There Mold In My Fireplace & Chimney?

Are you concerned that there’s mold growing in your fireplace and chimney? It is common for mold to grow indoors but it is extremely dangerous for your health. A musty odor is usually the first sign of mold growing in your fireplace and should be taken seriously. If you have noticed this in your chimney, Read more…

Backyard Recreational Fires – Safety And Info

There’s nothing like cool summer evenings to gather friends and family around a fire. Of course, campfires in residential areas are frowned upon if not illegal. Still, there is a way to enjoy the pleasures of a fire without the danger of starting a neighborhood catastrophe and of being on the wrong side of local Read more…

Do I Need To ‘Close’ My Fireplace During The Summer?

Summer is just about upon us. Whether you live in a part of the country where temperatures get sizzling hot or not, you may want to consider closing the fireplace damper. For one thing, the shuttering of the damper will help keep the cool air generated by your air conditioner indoors where it belongs, especially Read more…

Reasons Why Electric Fireplaces Are Perfect For Summer

When one thinks about a fireplace, they are commonly reminiscing about the warm toasty nights during the winter that a burning fireplace offered to a home. Fireplaces are not commonly thought of as something to use in the summer. Actually, a fireplace can be used in the summer, or any other season as a matter Read more…

A Working Fireplace Increases The Value Of Your Home

One major piece of the puzzle for accumulating wealth is your home. You certainly don’t want its value to decrease over time. As your most important asset, you want its value to increase. You may not realize it, but appraisers consider the fireplace feature as one which assists in assuring that its value remains high, Read more…

The Chimney Vents More Than The Used, Or Unused, Fireplace

Many people think that anything associated with the chimney stays with the chimney. However, that isn’t always the case. Consider the venting needs of your home appliances. Yes, it is true that the vents on a chimney assist in removing the smoke, gases, and other byproducts resulting from a fire in the fireplace. These vents Read more…

The Purpose Of A Chimney Damper

A chimney is not just an open interior space that allows air and smoke to evacuate your home. It has a number of moving components that assures that it works properly when your fireplace is in use. These components need regular maintenance, but if you keep up on chimney inspections and cleaning, you’ll be ahead Read more…

Signs Your Chimney or Fireplace Needs Servicing

Did you know that there are over 48,000 chimney fires every year across the country? These chimney fires result in more than $1B in property damage, over 1,300 injuries, and 500 deaths, according to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) statistics. In the majority of incidents, failure to clean the chimney was the primary reason. When Read more…

April Showers Bring … Chimney Leaks!

Except during times when it’s cold, the chimney is often ignored as a source of problems with the structure of a home. Most homeowners focus on the home’s foundation for any problems that may arise due to termites or other pests or water. The chimney is a part of the house that should be in Read more…

 

 

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Chimney Specialists, Inc
869 Main Street, Highland, WI 53543
(608) 929-4887

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925 Century Drive, Dubuque, IA 52002
(563) 582-5156

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