Things To Know About Chimney Repair...

Jul, 2014 by Alma Abell

To keep the chimney in your home in good working order it will require routine maintenance and, as the chimney ages there is a good change that chimney repair in Columbus, OH will also become necessary. A chimney is considered a structural element and like all structural elements it can develop problems, many of them quite unique to certain areas in the chimney such as the flue liner, the crown or the damper. There is a lot involved in doing chimney repair, the more you know about it the better as you will be able to decide if the repair is something you can tackle or whether it is a repair that is best left to a pro. A very common problem is chimney venting. This situation can occur when the device that opens...

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Do We Really Need To Know About Chimney Repair In Columbus, OH?...

Apr, 2014 by Alma Abell

If we only think traditional chimney stacks; constructed from stone and rising up the wall of a house from ground level to above the rooftop (plus those less dramatic masonry stacks that rise out of the middle of a house’s pitched roof); then, those of us living in the center of Columbus might be excused for thinking that we will never need chimney repair in Columbus, OH. Simply take a look at the city’s imposing skyline – all those high rises and not one chimney stack to be seen. What About Flue Ducts? Way, way back in time; we erected some sort of structure to keep us out of nature’s weather and we dug a shallow hole in its earth floor (more or less at the center of the floor area) and, in this...

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Why Hiring A Professional Chimney Sweep Is A Good Idea...

May, 2013 by

Many homeowners across the country own homes that feature wood burning fireplaces that they are able to use to supplement energy costs and add to their home environment. They are a wonderful way to provide heat and comfort, as well as ambiance, to the home. But many homeowners neglect the all important task of maintaining them properly. While it may seem like extravagant to hire a professional chimney sweep to visit your home regularly for chimney and fireplace inspections, it truly is a necessity. Chimney professionals belong to a niche industry that prides itself on being especially qualified to monitor the health of your fireplace and chimney that other professionals cannot. While one of the most obvious tasks a professional chimney sweep performs is the actual cleaning of a chimney, it’s not the only...

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