How to Choose Your Chimney Inspection Level

October 11, 2022 | Chimney Maintenance

Most homeowners remember the significance of regular heating and cooling system maintenance. Yet, many forget to include an annual chimney inspection and, thus, encounter frustrations with fireplace use. Thankfully, Chimney Champions is adamant about reminding homeowners of the importance of regular inspections. We even offer two different levels of inspections so you can guarantee your chimney is well-cared for. But how do you choose the right level? Let us explain the differences.

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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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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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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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How to Prepare Your Home for a Chimney Sweep

October 10, 2021 | Chimney Basics

Your fireplace is a relaxing feature in your home. Whether you have one in the living room or a bedroom, it’s an enjoyable part of your homeownership experience. However, fireplaces do come with a fair amount of responsibility, including regular sweeps from Chimney Champions. However, this process isn’t always the tidiest, so we thought we’d help you prepare for our visit.

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Why should my chimney be waterproof?

September 7, 2021 | *Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

If you live right here in Jacksonville, FL, then you know we’re blessed with plenty of sunshine and warm weather. However, we’re not immune to the occasional thunderstorm and downpour. If your chimney isn’t waterproof, then you could experience significant water damage in both your stack and your roof. But why is a waterproof chimney necessary if the downpours come and go? Chimney Champions is here to answer this, as well as other commonly asked questions we get from homeowners throughout the area.

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3 Chimney Repairs to Make Right Away

August 10, 2021 | Chimney Basics

A fireplace and chimney bring a lot of physical and monetary value to your home. However, they also require a great deal of maintenance and care. As a home ages, so does the chimney, which is why regular inspections from Chimney Champions are necessary. Even more important are repairs that you should make to keep your chimney in proper working order and keep your home safe from smoke or fire damage.

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