Chimney cleaning is an important part of home maintenance. If you use your fireplace for burning wood, the products of incomplete combustion (soot & creosote) can build up.
An annual chimney inspection is recommended by the National Fire Protection Association for all solid fuel burning appliances and fireplaces.
A chimney liner is the material used to carry smoke and exhaust out of your chimney. Masonry construction typically uses a clay flue tile, although metal chimney flues are common today.
Leaking chimneys are one of the most common reasons we are contacted this time of year. Water can enter a chimney in a number of places and can do serious damage over time.
All chimneys require a chimney cap for protection. Water will, over time, erode the chimneys crown which will require costly repairs. Water damage inside a chimney can be even more expensive to repair.
Masonry ideas or issues? Southern Chimney Sweep has several full-time employees on staff who can handle any brick or stone chimney repair. We can handle any masonry job.
Dryer Vent Cleaning
Like chimney vents, dryer vents require disciplined attention and periodic cleaning. This helps maintain efficient and safe operation.
“I contacted Shawn as my father in law’s Christmas present. The job was for him to clean the chimney and gutters after Christmas. My father in law was so excited at the job he did that I get to hear about it every time my family goes to the lake. Great job and I would recommend him to anyone that needs a job done right the first time. ”