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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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What Causes a Chimney to Lean?

As the leading provider of chimney flue repair near Philadelphia and the surrounding areas, Above All Chimneys & Masonry is well-versed in all the classic signs that something’s wrong with a chimney. There’s a draft, smoke won’t go up the chimney, rainwater finds its way in the house — we’ve seen it all! Today, we’ll focus on a particular problem that is a severe cause of concerns for homeowners — a leaning chimney. 

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Do I Need a Chimney Cleaning This Winter?

As a leading provider of chimney cleaning near Philadelphia, Above All Chimneys understands the importance of a properly working chimney. Winter may have just begun, but it’s never too early to have your home prepared for the cold weather and snow. Take a look at this infographic on why you should get your chimney professionally cleaned before snowy weather is in full force. Continue reading to learn even more about how Above All Chimneys can keep you and your family safe all year long.

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