Having a fireplace can be a cozy experience for a family. Sitting by the fire’s glow in winter is iconic as well as warming. However, when people buy a new home with a chimney or they have a chimney installed, they sometimes forget that chimneys have costs associated with them. At Atlanta Chimney Doctor, LLC in Marietta, GA, we know that those costs may include: Continue reading What Costs Can You Expect with a Chimney?
There’s nothing quite like the glow of the fireplace on a cold winter’s night. However, that warm glow can quickly turn dangerous when the chimney is unsafe because of improper maintenance and care. Fortunately, there are professionals who can provide the services you need to ensure dangerous gases aren’t leaking into your home. Chimney cleaning in Atlanta can also reduce the chances of a chimney fire by removing creosote buildup. Here’s what you need to know about proper chimney care. Continue reading Keeping Your Chimney in Good Shape
Take a look at your chimney. Are there bricks that are missing or cracked? Does it look like it’s about to crumble to the ground? Does it smoke when you try to light a fire in it? Is the mantel coming away from the wall? These are all issues we see regularly, and they need immediate attention. The summer and fall months are best for doing chimney repairs and rebuilds, because homeowners typically are not using their chimneys during this time. Continue reading Do You Need to Rebuild or Repair Your Chimney?