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Fireplace & Chimney Services Offered By Chicagoland Fireplace & Chimney Restoration
A fireplace can provide a great deal of ambiance while transforming a home into an extraordinary abode. Family memories can be made while gathering around the fireplace and can be relived while there as well. Although a fireplace can bring a home a great deal of pleasure and comfort, it can also be the source of danger. Should a fireplace not be properly maintained and cleaned, your home and family can be placed in harm’s way within a matter of moments.
An effective measure toward ensuring safety is an inspection. The chimney and fireplace of a home needs to be inspected annually by a professional. Professionals within the industry of chimney services are well informed in regards to the standards and codes set forth by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
The industry of chimney services has expanded from the singular maintenance of fireplaces that tend to burn wood to include venting for a number of heating appliances. The venting systems that are able to be maintained via a professional chimney service are pellet, wood, natural gas, and heating oil burning appliances. These appliances also include space heaters and building furnaces.
Professional chimney services also include chimney and fireplace restoration. Additionally, chimney services include the following:
The modern chimney sweeps that are employed by the Chicagoland Fireplace & Chimney Restoration Company are trained to repair and diagnose hazards in addition to the standard maintenance of a fireplace. Their services always include the removal of combustible creosote as well as the repair of the smoke chamber.
At chicagolandfireplacechimney.com, customers are able to receive help from a highly trained professional chimney sweep 24 hours a day. They are able to quickly and properly assess a customer’s needs and offer a budget conscious solution within a day or less. Also, the company offers its customers coupon discounts on a wide array of the services that are offered.
Should you find yourself in need of having a chimney relined, the impeccable staff of Chicago Chimney Cleaning is more than capable of completing the installation. Chimney liners are able to keep a house safe due to its ability to contain combustion materials. A chimney lining is also a requirement of the NFPA and the inspectors of the company will be able to inform you as to when and if your home’s lining needs to be replaced.
Water can be quite damaging to a home’s chimney and there will come a
time that repairs will be needed. While being repaired, waterproofing or tuckpointing may need to be done; an experienced professional chimney sweep will be able to remedy this for your home. Not only is water damage and/or firebox issues unsafe for your home and family, they are unsightly. As any homeowner understands, any aspect of the home that becomes dangerous or unsightly will begin to decrease the equity of the home as a whole.
Unfortunately, the vast majority of homeowners do not understand the sheer importance of an annual chimney cleaning and inspection. This way of thinking has been predominately fueled by the fact that most chimneys have been designed for the containment of fire. Even with that being true, a fireplace can be a breeding ground for the building up of creosote. Once creosote has built up to a significant amount, it can result in a destructive chimney. The only measure of avoiding such a fire is the regular and consistent maintenance of the fireplace and all of its
An additional hazard that can present itself due to poor maintenance is
the increased risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. There are numerous poisonings that are reported every year; the vast majority can be attributed to homes that have not had proper maintenance done to their fireplace and chimney. There are also thousands of cases that are unreported yearly and families suffer in silence from the side effects of carbon monoxide poisoning. It cannot be stressed enough as to how important it is that the fireplace and chimney of a home be inspected and cleaned annually. Therefore, do not hesitate to contact chicagolandfireplacechimney.com
today and schedule your thorough and NFPA guided inspection and cleaning to day.