Cherry Hill, New Jersey’s Best Choice For Chimney & Fireplace Services

If you live in Cherry Hill, Gloucester, Camden, Burlington, or anywhere else in the area, then Mason’s Chimney Service is the best place to turn for all of your chimney, fireplace, and venting needs.

We’re eager to serve you this fall and winter! During a time of year when many are ready to start warming up their living spaces and set a cozy aesthetic with a crackling fire, it’s important to ensure your system is clean and free of any damages. Count on us for it all. You’ll never find a better team to trust!

We’ve Been In This Business For Over 55 Years

When it comes to hiring a sweep for your home, one important factor to consider is the length of time the business has been established. This says a lot about the company! If they’ve been trusted by local families for a long period of time, then they must be doing something right. Mason’s Chimney Service has been serving customers all throughout this area since it’s opening year back in 1955, and we’ve offered unbeatable products and services ever since!

There’s simply no denying our experience and expertise. If you want great results, guaranteed, then give us a call today. With temperatures dropping, there’s no time to lose.

We Are CSIA Certified

Verifying that a company is CSIA certified before hiring them is always an important step in the hiring process. The word “certified” can be used loosely in this industry, so be sure that the company you choose clarifies who exactly they are certified with and has the credentials to back up their claims. If they have earned and maintained a CSIA certification, then they’re clearly a team that is dedicated to education and staying up-to-date and knowledgeable on all of the latest advancements in the field.

There’s no doubt that a CSIA certification simply guarantees better results. Our sweeps work hard to ensure they put in the study time and dedication necessary to get recertified every few years. This means we’re always informed of any potential advancements or updated techniques when it comes to caring for your chimney. Trust in us, and you’ll be good to go no matter what!

Our Reviews Speak For Themselves

A business that receives positive and 5-star reviews is one that can surely be trusted. Check us out online and you’ll discover that people have raved about our customer service and top-notch results. The public’s opinion on a company’s service says a lot about them, and we’re happy to say that we have had countless positive experiences over the years.

The Time To Schedule An Appointment Is Now!

Fall is here and winter is coming, which means the holiday season will be arriving before we know it! Fires set the perfect aesthetic for any occasion, whether you’re on your own, with a close group of friends or family members, or throwing a big get-together.

You deserve to use your fireplace and chimney with peace of mind and reassurance this year. Schedule a sweeping with us today, so you know things will run smoothly and safely when you start putting your system to use. We’re excited to hear from you soon!

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Anatomy Of Your Chimney

While the firebox might be the part of your fireplace system that you are most familiar with, the entire system if full of different components that all work together to help your fireplace burn safely and efficiently. Understanding the different parts of your chimney system and their purpose can help you feel more confident operating your fireplace as well as better recognize maintenance issues when they arise.

The following are some of the most important parts of your chimney. By learning about your chimney’s anatomy, you can feel better prepared to understand and deal with any maintenance issues or repairs in the future.

Chimney cap

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Chimney caps cover and protect the top of the flue. With a metal cover and mesh sides, chimney caps prevent water, animals, and debris from falling or blowing into the flue.

Chimney crown

The chimney crown is the concrete or masonry slab that seals the top of the chimney; the chimney cap sits on top of the crown. Chimney crowns are susceptible to moisture damage which can cause the concrete to crack or chip away.

Chimney chase cover

Chimney chase covers are only found on prefabricated or factory built chimneys. Chase covers, typically made of metal such as stainless steel, are similar to chimney crowns in that they seal and protect the top of the chimney and flue. Because they are made of metal, however, they are more susceptible to water damage. Rust stains on the side of a prefabricated chimney are signs that the chase cover has begun to deteriorate.

Damper

The chimney damper is used to close off the firebox from the rest of the flue while the fireplace is not in use. Opened and closed using a lever or pulley, dampers minimize drafts and can prevent conditioned air from escaping up the chimney. While most homes have throat dampers which are located at the top of the firebox, more and more homeowners are installing top mounted dampers; placed at the top of the flue, top mounted dampers seal off the entire chimney from the outside.

Flue and flue liner

The flue is the interior portion of the chimney through which smoke and gas vent upwards. The flue liner coats the inside of the flue and protects the surrounding building materials from exposure to heat, smoke, or gas. Flue liners can deteriorate over time or be damaged, in which case your chimney may need to be relined.

Smoke chamber

The smoke chamber helps compress and vent smoke and hot air upwards into the flue. Located just above the firebox, smoke chambers have sloping walls to help the byproducts of combustion quickly and easily vent upwards.

Smoke shelf

Located behind the throat damper in between the firebox and the smoke chamber, the smoke shelf is used to catch any embers, ash, or other debris that may be travelling up into the flue.

By learning more about your chimney system, you can better understand the dynamics that help your fireplace to function safely and efficiently. If you have questions about the anatomy of your chimney, contact Mason’s Chimney Service today!

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