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Know the Protective Components of Your Chimney

As solidly built as chimneys are, they need a number of components to keep them working safely and efficiently. Let’s look at some of these chimney components and find out what they do and why it’s important. Chimney flue The flue, often just called the “chimney,” is the vertical interior passage that allows smoke to Read more

Damaged Chimney Signs & Symptoms

A fully functional chimney is a safe chimney. A damaged chimney can be dangerous. Fortunately, you can spot many signs of chimney damage and arrange for the necessary repairs before the problem gets out of hand. Here are four areas of chimney damage/chimney issues to be on the lookout for. Leaky chimney signs Water in Read more