3 Fireplace Mistakes You’re Probably Making

September 9, 2022 | Chimney Basics

Many people enjoy the cozy ambiance and warmth a fireplace provides during the winter or even on those cooler summer evenings. However, if you’re not using or caring for your fireplace correctly, you may be costing yourself money and causing damage to your home. So, Chimney Champions is here to help you avoid these three common fireplace mistakes so you can keep yourself and your loved ones safe.

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How to Choose a Chimney Sweep

August 9, 2022 | Chimney Cleaning

Like most homeowners, you probably don’t give much thought to your chimney until it’s time for a sweep. Then, you’re suddenly faced with a daunting task: how to choose a chimney sweep. It can be tough to know who to trust, what to look for, and how to ensure the job is done correctly. But don’t worry. Chimney Champions is here to help! We’ll walk you through everything you need to know about choosing a chimney sweep.

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What is the Best Chimney Cap Material?

July 11, 2022 | Chimney Caps

A chimney cap is an important part of your chimney system. It serves as a weatherproofing seal and prevents animals and debris from getting into the chimney. There are many different chimney cap materials, but which one is the best? Below, Chimney Champions discusses the pros and cons of each type of chimney cap material so that you can make an informed decision about which one is right for you!

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3 Benefits of a Wood-Burning Fireplace

June 15, 2022 | Chimney Inspections

When you think about the wood-burning fireplace in your home, do you ever consider all the benefits? In addition to keeping your home warm or creating a cozy ambiance, there are several other benefits that you might not even consider. Just as long as Chimney Champions inspects your chimney and fireplace regularly, you’ll go on to enjoy all of these great benefits for years to come.

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Is Your Chimney Cap Safe?

May 11, 2022 | Chimney Basics

Chimney caps are an essential part of your chimney system, and they must be in good condition. It should also be situated on the chimney correctly. So, if you’re not sure whether or not your chimney caps are safe, it’s time to call Chimney Champions. But first, let’s discuss the importance of caps, how to tell if yours need replacing, and the benefits of having a cap installed on your chimney.

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The Top 5 Reasons You Need a Fireplace Screen

April 12, 2022 | Chimney Basics

A fireplace is a beautiful addition to any home, but it can also be dangerous if not used properly. That’s why it’s important to have your chimney inspected regularly by Chimney Champions and to practice fire safety inside your home. One way to keep you and your home safe is to make sure you always have a fireplace screen, and here are five reasons why.

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How to Increase Your Chimney’s Lifespan

March 10, 2022 | Chimney Cleaning

While most chimneys are durable, many won’t last the lifespan of the home. Unfortunately, this leaves many homeowners spending big to replace or repair them. So, how can you extend the life of your chimney? We’re glad you asked! While regular inspections from Chimney Champions help, there are some other things you can do to prolong the life of your chimney.

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What Water Does to a Chimney

February 15, 2022 | Chimney Cleaning

Water damage inside your home is never a good thing. That’s why your entire structure is waterproofed from top to bottom, including your chimney. Still, the elements can be harsh and Mother Nature has a way of causing unwanted damage. When it comes to your fireplace and chimney, Chimney Champions offers a wide variety of services, including chimney inspections. It’s during these inspections that we find most water damage, and here is what we want you to know.

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How to Safely Operate Your Gas Fireplace

January 14, 2022 | Fireplace Basics

Do you hate the idea of burning logs and cleaning ash from your fireplace? Then you might be thrilled to know that a gas fireplace is an option. Gas fireplaces are great sources of heat and can still give your home that soothing ambiance. Still, there are some safety precautions and measures the chimney sweeps at Chimney Champions want every homeowner to know before operating a gas fireplace.

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5 Tips for a Great Fire

December 13, 2021 | Chimney Cleaning

If your home has a fireplace or two, then you have the luxury of keeping your home warm and creating a cozy ambiance. Yet, none of that happens without a great fire. So, here are five great tips from the professional chimney sweeps at Chimney Champions on how you can start and maintain a great fire!

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