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Should You Use a Chimney Sealant?

Your chimney is an integral feature of your home, making it safe to use your fireplace, heating stove, and other attached heating appliances. Perched above the roof, it is also the highest point of your home. As a result, it is in a constant battle with Mother Nature, from freezing rain, snow, and ice in Read more

Here’s What You Should Know About Chimney Repairs Cost

Whether you have a new home or an older home in Savannah, GA, your masonry chimney will eventually need repairs. However, you can minimize repair costs and prolong the lifespan of your chimney with annual chimney inspections chimney sweeping when necessary. Otherwise, common problems like masonry cracks, flue obstructions, and a leaky chimney can catch Read more

Is Your Chimney Leaking?

This is a good question to ask because chimney leaks are the primary cause of major structural damage to a chimney. The pros at Advanced Chimney Sweep of Georgia and South Carolina would like to share some points about chimney leaks that you should know. Where do chimney leaks happen? A common area for leaks Read more

Importance of Annual Chimney Inspections

Chimneys go through changes over the years, similar to the way our bodies change as we age. To maintain our health, we have regular checkups with a qualified healthcare provider. Regular chimney inspections should be handled by a licensed chimney inspector – never by you or a friend who happens to “know a little about Read more

Is Your Chimney Chase Top Rusted?

Chimney chase tops are like lids that sit atop factory-built chimneys. The purpose of the top is to protect the interior areas of the chimney including the flue pipe from water intrusion and damage. A key problem with many chimney chase tops is rust. Advanced Chimney Sweep of Georgia and South Carolina would like to Read more

Mold on Your Chimney is a Warning Sign

Mold is a warning sign. Its presence means your chimney is absorbing rather than repelling water. Mold deteriorates mortar and can cause widespread structural damage within a chimney system. Advanced Chimney Sweep of Georgia and South Carolina would like to share some facts about mold and some strategies for dealing with it. Why is mold Read more

Full-Width Chimney Cap vs Flue Cap Cover

Not all things called “chimney caps” are created equal. In this article, the chimney pros at Advanced Chimney Sweep of Georgia and South Carolina would like to clear up any confusion and explain a little about full-width, outside mount chimney caps and basic flue covers. Full-width caps are like umbrellas for your chimney The best Read more

Why is My Chimney Smelly?

Have you noticed odd, unpleasant odors coming from your fireplace? This isn’t uncommon, and usually it’s nothing to get too alarmed about. It is, however, something that needs to be addressed and prevented. Advanced Chimney Sweep of Georgia and South Carolina would like to share some tips on resolving and preventing chimney odors. A thorough Read more