Chimney fires are on the rise in America. Over 25,000 chimney fires occurred last year costing hundreds of millions of dollars in damages and costing lives.
Ash and creosote can build up on the inside of your chimney. Creosote is a highly flammable compound that can ignite causing a chimney fire and possibly the loss of your home.
Uncapped chimneys can invite unwanted birds, rodents, and pests to nest in your chimney. There nest can cause a blockage and allow carbon monoxide to enter into your home. Pests can also carry unwanted diseases into your home.
An uncapped chimney also allows water to get into your chimney; eroding the mortar between the bricks, causing premature deterioration of your chimney. This can also lead to wood rot in the area surrounding the chimney.
Creosote can cause major damage to your metal flue system. Allowing build up to stay on the walls of your metal flue can drastically reduce the lifetime of your chimney. Creosote can deteriorate metal fairly quickly, especially where the flue joints are combined.
A low cost chimney maintenance plan now, can save you thousands of dollars in costly repairs in the future.
AIR DUCT CLEANING
Todays homes are more airtight now than in the past, trapping and recirculating pollutants and contaminates lowering the quality of air we breath. EPA states indoor air can be up to 70 times more polluted than outdoor air.
Cleaning and decontamination of your air ducts offers many benefits. 1.Cleaner healthier air 2.Reduce airborne allergens 3. Less time “dusting” 4. More efficient system