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 Chimney Summer Maintenance To-Dos

July 14, 2021 | Chimney Cleaning

Sunny weather means more household projects. You’ve probably got a “honey-do” list longer than your leg, and the chimney is one of them. However, you shouldn’t take chimney sweeping or repairs into your own hands. Instead, let the team from Chimney Champions help you out with all of your summer chimney maintenance.

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3 Facts About Efflorescence

June 16, 2021 | Chimney Basics

Are you starting to see a white powder form on the exterior of your chimney? This residue is called efflorescence, and it’s not uncommon for homeowners to think that this is just a sign of an aging chimney. However, it’s a sign that your chimney needs an inspection, and the professionals at Chimney Champions want you to know that efflorescence should not be ignored. In fact, it could be a sign of a larger issue with your chimney, and definitely should be inspected. Here are several facts you need to know about this white, powdery substance appearing on your stack.

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3 Signs Your Chimney Is Unwell

May 15, 2021 | Chimney Basics

Chimney inspections are a crucial part of your fireplace safety and responsibility. Not only can an inspection from Chimney Champions uncover signs of a chimney fire, but it can also reveal the overall condition of your stack. Some homeowners only require a cap replacement, while others need a new flue or liner. While you might think that your chimney is functioning just fine, there are key signs that say otherwise. Here is what you need to be on the lookout for.

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3 Fireplace Spring Cleaning Tips

April 12, 2021 | Chimney Cleaning

Every spring, homeowners get the urge to clean out their homes and rid themselves of clutter and useless junk. They spring clean the windows, cabinets, attics, and garages. However, most of them completely forget about the fireplace and chimney sweeping. Thankfully, you’ve got the team at Chimney Champions to remind you why springtime is the perfect time for this chore. Today, we’ve giving you some helpful tips you can use to clean your fireplace this spring.

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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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Top 3 Causes of Chimney Odors

February 12, 2021 | Chimney Basics

We rely on our chimneys to provide us with warm and cozy living quarters. One thing we never expect is for them to give off a foul odor. However, chimney odors are fairly common and have various causes. The good news is that most of these foul odors can be eliminated by calling the chimney sweeps at Chimney Champions. Here are the most common odor complaints for homeowners in the Jacksonville area.

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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 Indoor Firewood Storage Ideas

December 15, 2020 | Fireplace Basics

A fireplace is the focal point in any room. You probably love lighting a new fire in it every day, and enjoying the warmth and calm that follows. Here at Chimney Champions, we love fireplaces and are dedicated to keeping chimneys and fireplaces clean. We also love to provide some tips and tricks for homeowners. So, if you’re tired of venturing back and forth from the woodpile to your fireplace, here are our indoor firewood storage ideas. You can thank us later!

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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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