Why Relining Your Chimney Is Worth It

April 15, 2023 | Chimney Maintenance

The chimney is an essential part of any home that has a fireplace. However, it’s often overlooked when it comes to maintenance. We’ve found many homeowners neglect their chimneys until they start showing signs of wear and tear. But, with regular inspections from Chimney Champions, you can stay on top of repairs, one of those being relining. Relining your chimney is an investment that can save you time, money, and energy in the long run, and here’s why you should have this done.

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Gas Fireplaces Vs. Traditional Fireplaces

March 10, 2023 | Common Questions

Many homeowners choose to use a fireplace to add style and comfort to their homes. But, is a gas fireplace safer than a traditional fireplace? It’s a common dilemma for homeowners when they’re comparing gas fireplaces with traditional fireplaces. Chimney Champions inspects them all, so let’s take a look at the differences between them and compare safety features, convenience, and more.

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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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Why You Should Replace a Chimney Cover

January 17, 2023 | Chimney Covers

As your trusted chimney experts, Chimney Champions talks to homeowners all the time about the importance of replacing a chimney cover. A chimney cover shields your flue from water and prevents critters from getting inside. However, many homeowners are still living with flat or damaged covers, which may not be as efficient as new ones. So, let’s look at several reasons why you should look to replace a chimney cover.

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How to Guarantee Fireplace Efficiency

December 12, 2022 | Chimney Basics

Do you have a traditional fireplace in your home? If so, you may be wondering how to guarantee fireplace efficiency. A traditional fireplace can be a major source of heat loss in your home, costing you money on your heating bill. But, with the right chimney repairs, it can be a great source of heat, as well. So, Chimney Champions discusses some tips on how to make your traditional fireplace more efficient!

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The Dos and Don’ts of Owning a Gas Fireplace

November 10, 2022 | Fireplace Basics

If you’re thinking of adding a gas fireplace to your home, you’ll want to read this first. Below, Chimney Champions will discuss the dos and don’ts of owning a gas fireplace. We’ll cover everything from installation to maintenance, so you can make an informed decision about whether or not this is the right choice for your home.

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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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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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