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The basement and your chimney seem worlds apart when it comes to the top and bottom of the home. That’s why no one suspects that a damaged chimney could be the reason why there’s a leak in the basement. But it can and does happen. Here’s a story from a recent Lindemann Chimney Service customer...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
When the heat of summer hits, we often forget about the fireplace completely. Only when the cooler days return do we remember how important our fireplace and chimney are to the home. Just like many aspects of the home, the chimney needs regular care to function properly. Take time this summer to sch...read more
Of all the places for bees to start building their hive around your home the chimney is the worst. It is one of the few places on the home’s exterior where the bees can actually find a way into the home. When you begin to see little wings flying out of your fireplace you know you have a bee infest...read more
Has your fireplace and chimney been neglected over the last year? If you are like me, I often put off these not-so-glamorous tasks waiting for some mysterious cleaning fairy to do them for me – she has yet to arrive. While I like to think this bad habit is harmless, I know better. A clogged, dirty...read more
Gas Logs & Gas Line Installation 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 i...read more