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Why Are Chimney Caps So Important?

Why Are Chimney Caps So Important?

It’s hardly surprising that most homeowners don’t spend much time thinking about chimney caps. After all, chimney caps are inexpensive, they’re thoroughly unglamorous, and many homeowners don’t even realize that they need a cap for their chimney in the first place....

Chimney Crown Replacement

Chimney Crown Replacement

Chimney crown replacement may be necessary if your chimney crown, also known as the top plate or a chimney cap, is cracked or damaged. The crown plays a vital role in the protection of your chimney by sealing off the top portion of your chimney and shedding water away...

Poultice Creosote Remover

Poultice Creosote Remover

PCR is a revolutionary product designed to completely remove 3rd degree glazed creosote from flue tiles or stainless steel chimney liners. When PCR is applied, it dissolves the creosote and absorbs it. As it absorbs the creosote and dries, it loses its adhesive...

Level 1, 2 & 3 Chimney Inspections

Level 1, 2 & 3 Chimney Inspections

Even if you only use your hearth every so often, we advise that you have a professional look at all venting systems, chimneys, stove systems, and furnace flues to keep you and your family safe. The Chimney Safety Institute of America—and plenty of other fire safety...