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Prepare Yourself for a Strong Hurricane Season

2020-07-01T00:31:38+00:00

If it wasn’t enough that the Covid-19 pandemic isn’t letting up, it’s looking like 2020 will be an above average hurricane season for Houston and its surrounding areas. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), just released their assessment that shows there is a 60% chance of the Atlantic experiencing a high number of hurricanes [...]

Prepare Yourself for a Strong Hurricane Season2020-07-01T00:31:38+00:00

Chimney Technicians Keep Your Home Safe

2020-02-27T18:47:26+00:00

Chances are that you are in the market for a new home. Whether it’s because your current home is too small for your growing family or too big because the kids have moved out you’ve taken the decision to get a new home. As we all know, a new home is the most significant investment [...]

Chimney Technicians Keep Your Home Safe2020-02-27T18:47:26+00:00

Cap It – Your Chimney That Is!

2019-11-28T20:09:31+00:00

Do you want a tip that can save you a lot of trouble and money in the future? It might not be a hot stock tip but a putting a chimney cap on your chimney can save you a bundle. You’re probably asking yourself why install a chimney cap? The real question is why [...]

Cap It – Your Chimney That Is!2019-11-28T20:09:31+00:00

The Benefits of using a Chimney Inspection Camera System

2019-09-27T21:21:30+00:00

They say that a picture can say a thousand words, but sometimes the right picture taken in the right place can be save you thousands of dollars.  While a Level 1 chimney inspection only requires a visual inspection, in some cases our certified chimney technicians need to take a closer look at the problem such [...]

The Benefits of using a Chimney Inspection Camera System2019-09-27T21:21:30+00:00

The Air That You Breathe

2019-07-29T17:27:11+00:00

Some of the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning could easily be mistaken for common ailments like being too tired (headaches) or too much working out (muscle soreness) or getting up too quickly (dizziness). Carbon monoxide (CO) is a clear and odourless toxic gas that won’t make your eyes water or won’t irritate your throat that [...]

The Air That You Breathe2019-07-29T17:27:11+00:00

Which Home Projects do you have planned for this summer?

2019-06-30T04:02:06+00:00

Whether you are a new homeowner or have owned your home for years, most of us take on all of those home repair projects in the summer on our vacations. Building that deck, painting the house or a long overdue kitchen renovation, we tend to take on these projects when we have the extra time. [...]

Which Home Projects do you have planned for this summer?2019-06-30T04:02:06+00:00

After a Hurricane Hits, Your Roof and Chimney Need Attention

2018-03-29T14:38:13+00:00

We all know the damages left over from hurricanes and flooding. Most likely your roof was damaged and you know what they say “the squeaky wheel gets the grease” so that was your main concern. After you’ve dealt with your roof issues and called in the cleanup crew, you’ve probably contacted some General Contractors to [...]

After a Hurricane Hits, Your Roof and Chimney Need Attention2018-03-29T14:38:13+00:00

Why Hire a Professional Chimney Cleaner over a Masonry Brick Repair Contractor?

2017-04-21T15:41:11+00:00

Hiring a brick repair company to fix your chimney is like hiring a real estate lawyer to sell your house. He can do a good job but… it’s not his thing. He has some of the skills but he can’t really do the best job possible. He’s not an expert. He might have the occasional [...]

Why Hire a Professional Chimney Cleaner over a Masonry Brick Repair Contractor?2017-04-21T15:41:11+00:00

5 Ways to Keep Your Fireplace and Chimney Safe

2019-09-27T23:37:06+00:00

Every year there are 26,000 fires in the US that are related to the chimney, fireplace or another heating appliance in the home. While this is unfortunate on a positive note many of these chimney fires are preventable. Many of these fires are caused because homeowners make the mistake of throwing almost anything in [...]

5 Ways to Keep Your Fireplace and Chimney Safe2019-09-27T23:37:06+00:00

Cracked Chimney Crowns Cause Chimney Leaks

2017-02-08T20:36:25+00:00

If you haven’t noticed we’ve been getting a lot of rain lately. If your roof is in good condition, you’re taking it with a grain of salt. However, if you have a leaky chimney, heavy rains aren’t exactly good news. Over time a leaky chimney can cause your chimney damper to rust, the firebox to [...]

Cracked Chimney Crowns Cause Chimney Leaks2017-02-08T20:36:25+00:00