Schedule A Cleaning For Santa This Season

You know the drill. Every Christmas Eve Santa swoops down your chimney bearing gifts for you and your loved ones. If you’re like most, you put out cookies and milk for him to enjoy, light up the Christmas tree, then get a good night’s rest, so he can get the job done! These are great steps to take, but it’s also important to ensure your chimney is clean and clear for him to get down easily.

Of course, there are countless other benefits to scheduling that annual sweeping, as well. Learn more below, then give our team at Mason’s Chimney Service a call to get an appointment scheduled. We can fix you up so you’re good to go this Christmas season!

Avoiding Carbon MonoxideSchedule a Cleaning For Santa

One thing a cleaning helps homeowners avoid is dangerous fumes entering their home. Carbon monoxide is one you especially need to be wary of! It has no color or odor, and it is extremely hard to detect. Unfortunately, it doesn’t take long for it to have negative effects on those exposed. Many get very ill and, if not treated in a timely manner, carbon monoxide can be fatal.

Be wary this holiday season to ensure you stay better protected, no matter what. As we said, a cleaning will do wonders in reducing your risk of gas leaks. Our sweeps will clear out any excess debris, so air can travel properly throughout your system. We also suggest investing in carbon monoxide detectors, so that you’re alerted should any dangerous gases be present.

If you or your loved ones start experiencing common symptoms of exposure, exit your home and contact a doctor right away. Symptoms include nausea, dizziness, headaches, weakness, vomiting, chest pain, and similar issues. Don’t take any chances. Trust in us and always play it safe!

Avoiding Creosote Accumulation

Creosote accumulation is another problem that regular sweepings help homeowners avoid. Creosote forms as fires are burned in the fireplace and it takes on various forms. No matter what type of creosote you have, it’s important to have it removed from time to time. Creosote is very flammable and it can easily cause a chimney fire if too much of it is present.

A chimney fire will cause all types of damage to your chimney in a hurry, weakening the structure and triggering various kinds of deterioration. This means a lot of time-consuming and costly repairs will be necessary before using your fireplace again, which could put a big damper on your holiday plans! Avoid the stress and invest in affordable preventative maintenance now. We can help you every step of the way.

We Offer Unparalleled Customer Care

Our sweepings are thorough, and we use advanced tools and technology throughout it all, guaranteeing your home doesn’t get messy in the process. We’re CSIA trained and certified, so you don’t need to worry about a thing when it comes to keeping your chimney in the best shape possible. If you’re ready to work with the best in Cherry Hill and its surrounding areas, give us a call today.

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Sweeping Soot & Creosote Out Of Your Chimney

Every chimney needs a sweeping from time to time, and it’s important to trust in a trained and experienced crew to get this job done right. When you invest in a chimney sweeping, there should be no traces of creosote or excess debris left behind, as these items can trigger clogs, break down your brickwork, and put your home and family at risk.

If you’re ready to work with experts that you can trust for the long haul, call on the CSIA and NFI certified crew here at Mason’s Chimney Service for it all. We have all of the proper equipment to ensure the job gets done right, and you won’t find a team with our level dedication and knowledge anywhere else. Give us a call today!

The Damaging Effects Of Creosote

Creosote poses a wide range of threats to your chimney system. The substance itself will cause your brickwork and chimney parts to wear down and deteriorate, and when left unaddressed, you’ll also notice some bad odors sweeping into your living space. This makes your living situation both uncomfortable and unsafe.

The bigger issue lies with creosotes flammable nature, which increases your likelihood of experiencing a chimney fire. Whether your creosote is flaky, tar-like, or glazed, it poses a threat and the more you have of it, the higher your risk of experiencing further damage. After a chimney fire has occurred, your system should not be used until a sweep can assess the situation and suggest the best actions to take moving forward.

Those who have experienced a chimney fire leave themselves more vulnerable to other dangerous situations, such as gas leaks, carbon monoxide exposure, and house fires. The chimney fire itself will have weakened the structure significantly, thus leaving weak spots and various pathways for flames and harmful fumes to escape.

Unfortunately, most chimney fires are fairly quiet in nature, so it’s very possible to have experienced one without even realizing it. In these cases, the homeowner will continue to light fires, not knowing that they’re facing some big risks by doing so. This is a big reason why investing in regular inspections and sweepings is so vital!

We Have The Experience To Handle Anything

Mason’s Chimney Service has been in this business since the 50s, and the extensive knowledge earned by the sweeps there has been passed down the family line ever since. The needs of our customers are always our number one priority, and our extensive training and long list of certifications can back up any and every service we offer.

If you want to guarantee yourself a cozier, safer, and more enjoyable burning season this fall, then count on us for it all. We’ll clear your chimney from any creosote, soot, and other obstructions, and we will make certain you face no other damages or potential issues, as well. When you work with us, you can rest easier – we’ve got your back through it all!

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