A Fireplace Inspection for the New Year

At Mason’s Chimney Service, we think one of the best ways to kick off a new year is by scheduling a chimney inspection! It’s a great way to give yourself some peace of mind this winter and it helps ensure your system stays in tip-top shape all season long… and at a time when extra heat is always welcome, we’re sure you’ll want to put your fireplace to use night after night!

Why It’s So Important

When the smoke rises up through your chimney, it needs a place to escape. If this place is blocked by debris, creosote, or other materials, smoke and other fumes will circle back and enter your home – definitely not ideal!

This is one reason why inspections are so important. Our sweeps are trained to find blockages and clogs, and we can remove them fast and efficiently, so you won’t have to worry about smoke stinking up your home or affecting the health of loved ones.

Another important part of your chimney’s anatomy is the liner. The liner works by protecting your masonry and enabling draft to flow through the chimney and escape outside. It also prevents excess heat from melting mortar and causing your brickwork to crack, and it protects your home from catching any stray flames or intense heat, too.

If your liner is cracked or improperly fitted, our experts will point it out and let you know of possible solutions. We are trained to reline chimneys, as needed, and we will fix up any cracks or other damages that we find so that you don’t have to worry about your system’s performance anytime soon.

Finally, let’s focus on the presence of creosote. While this substance is impossible to avoid, we can ensure it doesn’t build up and start wreaking havoc on your chimney’s interior parts. Creosote is highly flammable, and when it accumulates, it can trigger a chimney fire fairly easily. Along with this, creosote encourages deterioration and clogs to form, so all in all, it’s something you definitely don’t want to accumulate.

Our team will get rid of your creosote, no matter how advanced it is. We can address even the worst cases, and we will make sure your system is cleared out so that you’re good to go for the rest of the winter. Why wait? Call on our team of experts, and we’ll get you taken care of right away!

Why Depend On Us?

We’ve been serving homes in the area for over 60 years, and our dedication and commitment is made obvious by our countless 5-star reviews. Along with this, we continue to maintain and earn certifications year after year from highly esteemed organizations, such as the Chimney Safety Institute of America, the National Fireplace Institute, and more. There’s no doubt about it… If you need chimney care, we’re the chimney techs to contact!

Visit us online or call today for more information about all that we can offer you. We can’t wait to help you make 2018 the best year yet!

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