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Water Stains Near Your Chimney?

One of the most common problems that a homeowner can have is a leaky chimney. A tell-tale sign of a chimney leak is water stains on the ceiling and walls near the fireplace. You may also see white stains on the exterior of your chimney. If you do notice either Read More »

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The Dangers of Creosote

When you own a home with a wood-burning fireplace, having your chimney professionally swept and inspected every year is crucial. Not only for efficiency reasons but also to make sure there are no safety hazards lurking within the chimney. One of the most common hazards is creosote deposits. They are Read More »

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Why You Should Look For Professional Certifications

Whenever you hire a professional to work in your home, you want to make sure they are licensed and insured. Additionally, you want to know they are qualified for the job. This is why professional certifications are so important. At Chim Cheree, The Chimney Specialists, we are proud to have Read More »

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Chimney Troubleshooting 101

Every time you try to start a fire in your fireplace, you have a problem with smoke blowing into the room. This issue could be the result of several different problems with your chimney. This is why chimney troubleshooting is such an important skill. When something is wrong with your Read More »

Fireplace Safety Tips To Consider This Holiday Season

Spending time relaxing by the fireplace with your family and friends is a favorite holiday pastime. To make the most of this special time, it is important to follow fireplace safety. Recommendations from national fire safety organizations like the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) and the National Fire Protection Read More »

Don’t Let Winter Weather Ruin Your Chimney

Masonry chimneys are known for their durability and dependability. However, the elements of weather can lead to damage and deterioration of the bricks and mortar joints. After years of constant exposure to water from rain, ice, and snow, these masonry materials can become cracked, crumbled, and broken, and this damage Read More »

Is It Time to Update Your Prefabricated Fireplace?

If you live in a home that was built within the last 30 years, there is a good chance that you have a prefabricated, or factory-built, fireplace. While this type of fireplace does provide warmth, prefabricated fireplaces are not made to last nearly as long as masonry fireplaces. Once a Read More »