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A faulty chimney can lead to house fires, which become all too common during Chicago winters. Unfortunately, most chimney problems are not readily apparent, which is why having a chimney inspection performed is so important. Here are just a few reasons why you should not put this inspection off. Lev...read more
The idea of a poorly-functioning chimney can send Chicago area homeowners into a panic. Whether you live in the Arlington Heights, Lake Zurich, Mundelein or any other part of Chicago’s Northshore, it’s no surprise that the chimney repair industry is rife with scams. Knowing how to spot unscrupul...read more
“I rarely use my fireplace, so it only needs cleaning every few years or so.” That’s one of the biggest misconceptions out there concerning chimneys. There can be dire consequences for waiting too long between inspections, and here are just a few of the things that might happen. Minor Chimney ...read more
Homeowners tend to take their chimneys for granted. They expect their chimneys to be there for them every year, without fail, to allow them a comfortable, warm fire. Unfortunately, failing to have annual fireplace and chimney inspection can be detrimental to your home and your safety. Here are some ...read more
With summer quickly coming to a close and leaves in some parts of the country already starting to turn their beautiful golden, orange, and red hues, homeowners are starting to think about getting their chimneys ready for the burning season. One of the most important steps in this process involves ch...read more
We have all read the devastating headlines of homes being destroyed by chimney fires. The saddest news is that many of these blazes are avoidable. Homeowners must be aware of the important role they play in preventing deadly chimney fires. By taking just a few simple steps to keep the flue clean, yo...read more
According to the National Fire Protection Agency, from 2007 – 2011 U.S. local fire departments responded to an estimated 22,600 fires per year caused by lightning. These fires led to an average of nine civilian deaths and $451 million in direct property damage. Although most of these strikes occur...read more