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What Is a Chimney Liner, and Why Is It Vital for My Safety?

You may have heard the term flue lining — but are you aware of why having the proper lining for your chimney is essential to your and your loved ones’ health and safety? Although widespread use of chimney liners became popular in the early part of the 20th century, many homeowners with chimneys do not realize how essential flue lining is to the chimney structure’s integrity.

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How Do I Prepare My Chimney for the Fall?

Summer is over, and winter is months away — which means fall is here! The weather is cooling down, and soon colors will start to change. Before too long, you’ll get the itch to light up the fireplace and relax. However, before you get to that first fire of the season, it’s important to follow through with the necessary cleaning and safety steps to keep your home safe and your family healthy. But don’t just take it from us; the National Fire Protection Association of America recommends annual chimney inspections and chimney cleanings to remove dangerous creosote buildup before using your fireplace once again.

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How Can You Get Your Chimney Ready For Spring?

Winter has drawn to a close, and as the weather warms and people shed their heavy coats and crack their windows for the first time this season, many homeowners will also begin essential seasonal maintenance on their chimneys. Winter weather and heavy use can take a toll on your chimney, and it is a good annual practice to ensure that it is still in shape for the rest of the year, and to fix any damage that may have occurred. Diligent spring maintenance from a qualified chimney service in Montgomery County PA can help you avoid more serious repair issues and keep your chimney working well for years to come. Take a look at the video below to see why you should schedule your spring maintenance now:

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What Are the Benefits of Brick & Stone Pointing?

When your property has features made of brick, stone, or other hardscaping materials, it’s important to touch it up once in a while with a service known as brick and stone pointing. As the leading providers of brick and stone pointing in the Greater Philadelphia Area, Above All Chimneys has a thorough understanding of the many nuances of hardscaping materials. After reviewing the video for signs your masonry needs repointing, continue reading below as we examine three of the most notable benefits of brick and stone pointing services:

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