Schedule A Video Inspection For The New Year

Are you ready to enter 2019 with some extra peace of mind? Let our team of CSIA certified experts help you out! Our professional staff can perform your annual video chimney inspection, ensuring the fires you light in the new year run efficiently and safer time and time again. Learn more about what to expect from our team below!

Utilizing The Best Tools & Technology

The chimney sweep industry is always evolving, which is why it is important to stay up-to-date on any advances in the field. We do this by obtaining and maintaining certifications and memberships with a wide range of reputable organizations! One thing we take pride in is using video equipment in all of our inspections. This gives us the opportunity to check every inch of your chimney thoroughly, so we don’t miss a thing!

So, what will we check for? One thing we take note of is how much creosote you have in your system. Creosote forms as you burn fires in your fireplace and, when too much of it is present, your risk of chimney fires increases dramatically. Why is this? Because creosote is extremely flammable! It can take on a few different forms (flaky, tar-like, or hard/glossy), but no matter which type you have, it poses serious threats to your system.

Fortunately, our sweeps can sweep your chimney in time for any fires you have planned this winter, guaranteeing a cozier and more enjoyable night for you and your friends and family members. We’ll get the job done right so that you don’t need to stress about a thing. Give us a call today !

Now, creosote isn’t the only thing we check for. We’ll also ensure your system is free from damages, and that all of your chimney parts are working like they are supposed to. If you need something replaced or if your masonry needs some fixing up, we’re trained and qualified to handle it! We’ll also look to ensure there are no clogs and obstructions present. A proper draft is vital when operating your fireplace, so removing build-up is essential.

Count On Our Team Right Away!

As you can see, we’ve got you covered, no matter what types of issues you may be facing. You won’t have to stress about fires, gas leaks, carbon monoxide exposure, or anything else over the holiday! For better chimney care in Cherry Hill and all of its surrounding areas, there’s simply no better team to trust. Schedule a video inspection with the crew at Mason’s Chimney Service today. We can’t wait to hear from you soon!

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Your Fireplace & Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

If you own a fireplace one of the things you have to be educated on is carbon monoxide. Knowing what this substance is very important! Being educated on how it could potentially harm you and your loved ones is vital in keeping your family safe.

About Carbon Monoxide

This poisonous gas is hard to detect which is one of the reasons why it can be so dangerous. So, because it is colorless, odorless, and impossible to spot with the naked eye, many do not even realize there is carbon monoxide in their home until they start experiencing symptoms!

Any time fuel is burned within the home, carbon monoxide is produced. This is why proper ventilation is so important. Consequently, if excess exposure occurs, people inside the home may experience horrible side effects. These include dizziness, nausea, vomiting, headaches, weakness, and more! Symptoms are often described as being similar to the flu. Further more, without proper treatment, carbon monoxide exposure could lead to hospitalization or even death.

Prevention

One of the most effective ways to prevent carbon monoxide from building up is by scheduling an inspection with a certified sweep. Annual inspections ensure that everything is running smoothly and functioning as safe as possible. Yet, there are other things you can do, as well, to keep your home more protected. Check out these tips!

  • Install A Detector: Installing a carbon monoxide detector in your home will alert you of any toxins present in the vicinity. With these devices, you will be able to catch any fumes before they get worse or start impacting the health of family members. Install detectors throughout your home today, so you can rest easy knowing your loved ones are protected.
  • Use Your Oven Appropriately: Many like to turn their oven on purely for heating purposes. However, this increases the likelihood of carbon monoxide building up. Therefore it is not a safe thing to practice. The only time the oven should be on is when you are using it to cook or bake.
  • Burn Carefully: Certain fuels are more likely to give off carbon monoxide. Charcoal, for example, should never be burned indoors.
  • Schedule Annual Inspections: As stated above, inspections are the key factor in keeping your home free from poisonous toxins. Don’t wait until it is too late. Schedule at least one inspection per year to help guarantee your appliance runs safer and more efficiently.

Contact Us Today!

At Mason’s Chimney Service, our techs are more than qualified to do a full examination of your chimney. In addition, we take care of any venting issues that may be present. We inspect, clean, and sweep. Plus, we also offer various repair services, as well! Whatever you need to make your chimney safer, we can help you out!

Need more convincing? Our staff is certified by the CSIA and the Fireplace Investigation Research. There is no doubt that we take what we do seriously! Annual inspections ensure everything is running smoothly and greatly minimize your risk of house fires, smoke back-up, and exposure to harmful toxins.

Don’t hesitate any longer. Call us now to schedule your inspection!