We were having a leakage issue in our basement that was due to moisture in our chimney. The frigid Chicago weather has caused quite a havoc this winter. Lindemann was able to diagnose the problem and ... - Steve M. (Chicago, IL)
My experience with Lindemann was excellent. They came out and did what no one else could. Mine was a smoke issue. After having a fire the entire house would smell of smoke. I could have hung pork bell... - Frank F. (Mount Prospect, IL)
These guys are great! We had our chimney inspected/cleaned by Jim who was extremely knowledgeable and super nice! Definitely recommend these guys! And free wood with the chimney cleaning! Super! ... - Steve S. (Chicago, IL)
There is nothing more satisfying than gathering around a warm, cozy fire in a fireplace. The golden glow of the flames. The constant generation of warmth and the crackling of the wood. Ahhhh the ambiance. It can’t be beat. Here are some tips for enjoying your fireplace.
Wood Hardwood will return the best fire for your money. Oak, hickory, walnut, ash, apple wood, elm and maple are hardwoods, just to name a few. Soft woods will generate more soot and ash and won’t provide quite as much heat as a hardwood. For nice scents try apple or cherry wood.
Easy to Start Fire What if there was a way to start your fire that was easy and smoked less? I feel it starts quicker and is easier to maintain as the fire continues to burn. The Chimney Safety Institute of America has a great article on the “Top Burn” method. To see it, click here.
Security Have your chimney inspected and cleaned, if needed, annually by a CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep. All of our Sweeps are certified. We will not only clean the chimney, but provide a comprehensive video scan to confirm the usability of your chimney. For an appointment to have your chimney inspected and cleaned, click here
Problems If you have problems with your fireplace we can help you or you can check out our Troubleshooting section on our webiste by clicking here. If you wish to speak to someone you can reach us at 847-739-4199 or click here to email us.
Plan now to use your fireplace over the holidays. It will bring warmth, cheer and a feeling of coziness to any setting. Enjoy!