3 Ways to Tell if Your Chimney Is Leaking

June 19, 2024 | Chimney Basics

As a homeowner in Jacksonville, FL, staying on top of home maintenance tasks is no small feat. One crucial area to watch is your chimney. Unfortunately, chimney leaks can cause serious damage if left unchecked. But how do you tell if your chimney is leaking? Chimney Champions has some thoughts on the matter, including the repairs process. Keep reading to learn more.

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3 Reasons Why Chimney Dampers Get Stuck

August 18, 2023 | Chimney Basics

Are you thinking about lighting a cozy fire in your fireplace, only to be disappointed when you can’t open your chimney damper? This is a frustrating experience that many homeowners face. Fortunately, it’s usually a problem with a relatively simple repair for Chimney Champions. So, let’s look at three common reasons chimney dampers get stuck and how our repair team can help!

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3 Common Types of Chimney and Fireplace Repairs

July 20, 2023 | Chimney Maintenance

Your chimney is an essential part of your home. But did you know your chimney requires proper maintenance and repairs to function efficiently? A damaged or deteriorating chimney can lead to several problems, including fire hazards and health concerns. So, let’s look at a few common types of chimney repairs that Chimney Champions can make for you!

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A Guide to Chimney Repairs: Minor vs Major

February 10, 2023 | Chimney Maintenance

Owning a home with a fireplace and chimney brings warmth, comfort, and coziness. However, it also comes with responsibility. Over time, your chimney is likely to need repair or maintenance. But, how do you know when a minor repair is enough and when a major repair is necessary? Have no fear! Chimney Champions is here to break it down so you can make the best decision for your home and family.

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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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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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3 FAQs about Tuckpointing

March 8, 2021 | *Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

A chimney improves the value of your home, but it’s also a lot of work and responsibility. Chimneys and fireplaces require yearly inspections and regular repairs to keep them operating safely and efficiently. This includes the mortar joints of your chimney. Through the process of tuckpointing, the team at Chimney Champions can keep your chimney looking like new and prevent moisture from getting through. Here are some of the most common questions we receive about this repair process.

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3 Facts About Chimney Liners

January 11, 2021 | Chimney Basics

Our number one goal here at Chimney Champions is to keep your home and family safe. Our team of trained and licensed professionals works hard to ensure everything about your fireplace and chimney work properly. Chimney liners are a crucial safety feature of your chimney, and a damaged liner can cause major headaches. Luckily, liner replacements are a common repair for us. So, here are some facts you should know about this feature of your chimney.

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3 Signs of a Chimney Fire

November 10, 2020 | Chimney Inspections

On average, there are roughly 25,000 chimney fires every year, causing more than $125 million in damage. Still, many homeowners don’t realize that they need to have chimney inspections performed regularly. It’s very likely that you’ve had a chimney fire and haven’t even noticed. That’s where the team at Chimney Champions comes in. We can inspect the entire structure of your chimney and tell you whether or not you’ve experienced a fire in your chimney.

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Common Chimney Storm Damage

October 17, 2020 | Chimney Maintenance

Heavy rains and winds can take a toll on your chimney. Strong storms can kick up in an instant and last for just a few minutes. However, they leave a trail of damage behind, including impacts to your home. If you have trees in your yard that hang over the house, then you’re at even more risk for storm damage. Here are a few things the experts at Chimney Champions want you to know when inspecting the chimney damage in the aftermath of a storm.

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