Schedule A Chimney Sweeping For The New Year

It’s that time of year again! If you’re like many, you have a list of goals and resolutions for the new year. Well, we’re here to encourage you to add a chimney sweeping to that list! A thorough chimney sweeping may be just what your system needs to work more efficiently and give you the warmth and comfort you’re hoping for in 2019.

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One major reason regular sweepings are necessary is to ensure your fireplace and chimney stay in good health all year long. The more creosote and debris you have in your flue, the more damage and deterioration you are bound to see, and these materials can break down your system in a hurry. Keep in mind that damages that are not addressed in a timely manner will only get worse, thus initiating a vicious chain of events when it comes to your chimney’s health.

Creosote is also dangerous in that it is highly flammable and known for being the cause of countless chimney fires every single year. If you experience a chimney fire, your entire structure will need a lot of expensive repair work done before it can be put to use again! Using a system that has undergone a chimney fire can be extremely risky, as your structure is weakened it becomes more prone to house fires and gas leaks.

Worried about build up? Sweepings allow your chimney technicians to remove any twigs, leaves, animal nests, and more from your flue, ensuring your chimney can properly vent out any fumes and vapors. This increases efficiency, and it lowers the chance of carbon monoxide, a deadly and odorless gas, entering your home, as well.

We Have The Experience To Get The Job Done Right

Don’t leave your fireplace and chimney in the hands of an inexperienced, uncertified team. Trust in Mason’s Chimney Service with it all! We are certified with the CSIA and the NFI, and we are members of many reputable organizations, such as the NFPA, the Mid-Atlantic HPBA, and more. We never quit striving to learn more and stay educated, ensuring we stay on top of every new tool, technique, and technological advance that enters the field.

Combine those credentials with over 60 years of experience, and you’ve got yourself a team that you can trust for the long haul. We pride ourselves on being honest, dependable, and hard-working. We won’t quit until your chimney problems are resolved!

Give us a call today, so that we can get started. You deserve to finish off the winter season right with a cozy fireplace to relax by night after night. Putting off maintenance can put you and your home at risk, so don’t hesitate any longer. Our sweeps are ready to hear from you soon!

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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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