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)
As the remodeling season comes into full swing, it’s time to think about what to do about your fireplaces. gas insert, remodelingOne of the dilemmas with older fireplaces are their low efficiency rates (some as low as 0-20%). The majority of this inefficiency is lost through the chimney. Yet the appeal of a warm fire as a focal point in any room is undeniable. So what to do?
Fireplace Gas Inserts, with their incredible technology, are a very strong option. These pieces can be placed into a prefabricated fireplace, or added in to a new room with ease. The Insert can also be vented through a pre-existing chimney or vent directly outside through a wall. Using propane or natural gas, Gas Inserts maintain a steady flame that can be very effectively used for zone heating – set your fire to the desired flame height, or temperature, and lower the heating in the rest of the house.
Do you sometimes get the urge to freshen up a room? Gas Inserts are more versatile than traditional fireplaces in their aesthetic appeal as well. Since the flames are gas powered, you can place different items beneath the flames to give more character to the focal point of your room. From traditional fake logs to modern, decorative glass chips, you can easily change the feel of any gas insert, remodelingenvironment. Also available, are remote and thermostat controls for more versatile control over your system.
On top of their seamless transition into a room, Gas Inserts are also incredibly energy efficient and do not require the same maintenance as a traditional fireplace. You do not need to worry about cleaning up ash or soot, as you would with burning wood, saving yourself the time and energy need to clean out the fireplace. For safety’s sake, an annual inspection is recommended to ensure the system is still functioning, but no intensive chimney cleaning is required.
For more information about our Fireplace Gas Inserts, contact us today!