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How to Prevent Animal Infestation in Your Chimney

Many homeowners don’t even think about their fireplaces and chimneys during the warm summer months. Due to the weather, fireplaces and chimneys go unused during the summer, which can create an unfortunate opportunity for insects, birds, and small animals to nest in your chimney. Nesting critters can produce foul odors, present the risk of disease, and often, these critters can be annoying. 

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Why You Need to Have the Chimney Inspected Before You Buy a House

If you’re buying a home, it is a good idea to ask for a separate inspection of the home’s chimney before signing the closing documents. While a traditional home inspection may offer a cursory look at the home’s chimney system, it can miss critical problems. An independent chimney inspection provides peace of mind that all chimney components are operating safely and are up to the standards of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

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