Germantown, MD Chimney Sweep | Damaged Chimney Repair | Wood & Gas Fireplace Installation
Located in Gaithersburg, High’s Chimney Service serves homeowners throughout the Washington metropolitan region with quality, affordable and reliable chimney cleaning, chimney inspection, chimney repairs and fireplace and stove installations.
You may have seen our service vehicles traveling down Father Hurley Blvd., Germantown Rd. or Crystal Rock Dr to help our Germantown customers with their chimney and fireplace needs. We also serve customers in nearby Frederick, MD, Clarksburg, MD, Dawsonville, MD, and Rockville, MD.
The technician that will arrive at your home is a Certified Chimney Sweep by the Chimney Safety Institute of America. In addition, we are members of the National Chimney Sweep Guild. This is your assurance that our technicians have the training, equipment and demonstrated expertise to thoroughly clean your chimney in accordance with established guidelines. The chimney sweep will remove any dangerous creosote deposits and other particles that are stuck to the walls and components in the flue. And obstructions like leaves, twigs, pests and other debris that can prevent smoke and fumes from escaping through the chimney will also be removed. You will have peace of mind knowing that your fireplace and chimney will be safe for use throughout the season.
Our Certified Chimney Professionals have a comprehensive knowledge of the chimney system and they perform expert chimney repairs, including:
- Repair of chimney caps
- Repair of chimney liners
- Repair of chimney crown
- Repair of chimney flashing
- Repair of fireplace dampers
- Masonry repair work
Cracks in the chimney may seem superficial at first glance, but it can spell trouble. Even small cracks or minor erosion of the mortar joints is enough to allow moisture to drip inside the flue. Water in the chimney is not only a dangerous condition, it can cause the damper, firebox, smokeshelf and other components to rust. Also, softened bricks can crumble and cause damage to the chimney liner leading to more serious repairs. If your chimney is need of repairs, give us a call and we will perform a complete inspection and let you know which repairs you really need for a safe and efficient chimney.
A chimney leak can occur at any time. It could be a bad snowstorm or rain event that caused a crack in the crown, blew off the cap or caused some other type of damage that is allowing moisture to leak. A water leak needs to be fixed as quickly as possible to prevent further damage to the chimney. Our experts will locate the source of the leak and make the required repairs so you can safely use your fireplace, heating stove and chimney again.
Cracks in the chimney masonry is a sign of deterioration. Our masonry experts can perform any type of masonry work from minor repairs to major restorations. If you notice some cracks in the bricks, our masons can easily repair it. We use a durable material that matches your existing brickwork and fill in any gaps in the mortar joints. Your chimney will not only look beautiful again, but it will give you peace of mind knowing that the repair will help prevent leaks and further deterioration.
Many older homes have chimneys that are unusable and in disrepair. Due to the major structural issues, the chimney is in danger of collapsing and can cause significant damage to the home. Whether your chimney needs a partial or complete rebuild, our masons are tops in their field and can restore your chimney to its original like-new condition.
When its time for a new fireplace, insert or heating stove in your Germantown home, High’s Chimney showroom in Gaithersburg has the best selection of the latest models.
You will love the modern wood stove designs that are available. These modern appliances provide more heat, use less wood fuel and burn cleaner too.
A freestanding gas heating stove is a clean and economical way to heat your home. Our knowledgeable staff will help you choose the right size for your space.
Many homeowners are choosing gas fireplaces. They burn clean, require less maintenance and are available in an array of stunning designs with a realistic flame-burning experience.
If you enjoy cozying up to the soothing sounds of a crackling fire with a fresh aroma in the air, then you will want to check out the attractive wood fireplaces that we can install in your home.
Wood-burning fireplace inserts are self-contained heating appliances that fit inside an existing masonry fireplace. It offers up to 70% heating efficiency, compared to 20% efficiency for a traditional fireplace. Plus, there is less smoke, and they are easier to maintain.
Gas fireplace insets are an easy way to upgrade your wood-burning fireplace. They offer the ultimate in convenience, are as simple to operate
as pushing a button, and require very little maintenance.
Our air duct and dryer vent cleaning will get rid of the dust, allergens and other debris clogging your vents and bogging down your appliances. It’s a must for any family with pets, allergies, respiratory problems or just want to improve their indoor air quality.
Call High’s Chimney Service of Gaithersburg, MD, when you need professional chimney cleaning, chimney inspection and chimney repairs for your Germantown, MD, home. We get the job done.