Chimney Sweeps understands chimney systems and their ventilation requirements, and we guarantee that after working with us, you will as well. Our professional sweeper will work with you to achieve a complete grasp of structural and functional needs, whether via design, diagnostic, or repair services.
Relining a Chimney
Most chimneys are line with terra cotta clay tiles, which are place one on top of the other from the base to the top of the chimney. These tiles deteriorate over time owing to the acidic nature of the released gases, intense heat, moisture absorption from rain and snow, and shifting and settling of the house and foundation. These weaken tiles will spall, fracture, and split and will no longer be able to contain the gases and dangerous byproducts of combustion that they are suppose to vent.
Reasons For Needing A New Chimney Liner Currently, Your Chimney Is Unlined.
• You’re putting in a new gas or oil furnace.
• You’re putting in a new fireplace. There was a chimney fire.
The Advantages of Chimney Repair Westchester NY
- The longevity of the chimney is increase due to the stainless steel UL-listed lining system, which prevents cracks and shifting prevalent in clay tiles.
- Enhances energy efficiency.
- Prevent the leakage of harmful gases indoors.
- Reduces the accumulation of soot and creosote.
Chimney Replacement Chase Covers
These are commonly installed on factory-prefabricate exterior chimneys known as “chases” found on more modern homes. A chase cover prevents water, dirt, and animals from entering the structure by sealing the top of the chimney. Most chase covers placed during the building of your home are thin and composed of cheap galvanized metal or aluminum. Unfortunately, these rust and corrode over time, jeopardizing their sealing function.
Why Do You Need A New Chase Cover?
If you detect any of these indicators, or if you notice water leaking into your fireplace or rust within your fireplace, please call us to schedule check. If the chase cover is discover to be faulty, Chimney Sweeps may replace it with a stainless steel device that is custom-fit for your chimney. Chimney Ventilators Call us if you are experiencing major Chimney Repair Westchester NY or Roof Installation Westchester NY concerns, such as drafts that are too weak or too aggressive. The professional sweeps at Chimney can assess and resolve any ventilation issues.
Among the possible solutions are:
- Powered Chimney Fans (for use with wood-burning or gas fireplaces) Flue Extenders
- Smoke Detectors
- Windproof chimney caps
- Chimney Extenders
Why You Might Need A Chimney Fan You Are Having Draft Issues.
• The size of your chimney flue is incorrect.
• Inadequate chimney or fireplace design Factory-Made Fireplaces These appliances are becoming more widespread in recent houses because they combine the ease of a UL-listed solution with a beautiful aesthetic. These devices, whether gas or wood-fired, require regular maintenance, which may involve component replacement as they age. Older units that have extensive corrosion or heat damage may need to be completely replace. More information can be find here.
Chimney’s has been built in the Washington area since 1980.Our professional chimney sweeps are educated in factory-built fireplace care requirements, including full unit replacement, to guarantee that your fireplace is safe to use. Panels for Fireplaces Made at the Factory Generally, firebox panels need to be replaced due to heavy fireplace use, physical damage from heavy grates or logs, or water damage. To guarantee a proper fit, we may replace most damaged panels with new, custom-cut refractory panels.
What you should be aware of your factory-built fireplace (also known as “pre-fabricated” or simply “pre-fab”) is a metal firebox lined with refractory cement panels that look like masonry walls. These panels serve as a barrier against the high heat of a fire, protecting the metal firebox. A frequent repair is refractory panels. These panels deteriorate and break after years of use and heat. This lowers their ability to confine heat and insulate the metal firebox.
To guarantee a proper fit, we may replace most damaged panels with new,
Custom-cut refractory panels. What you should be aware of your factory-built fireplace (also known as “pre-fabricated” or simply “pre-fab”) is a metal firebox lined with refractory cement panels that look like masonry walls. These panels serve as a barrier against the high heat of a fire, protecting the metal firebox. A frequent repair is refractory panels.
These panels deteriorate and break after years of use and heat. This lowers their ability to confine heat and insulate the metal firebox. Because factory-built fireplaces only have a half-inch to one-inch clearance between the fireplace and the surrounding structure, faulty components of these systems should be inspected on a regular basis. If you detect fractures in your fireplace panels, call us to get your fireplace evaluated. Our certified chimney sweep can then determine if there is an immediate safety concern and make the necessary recommendations.
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