The Best Time to Get Your Chimney Swept
Northeastern Chimney
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1w ago
We have just come out of a cold, long winter. The days are getting warmer. The nights are getting shorter. We see flowers and trees budding all around us. The fireplace is becoming a thing of the past, for now. You have other chores and tasks to get your yard ready for the Summer. The fun and games are around the corner. We all have our lists of things to do this spring. Let’s get a chimney sweep appointment today.  Book Today! Don’t delay in calling your chimney sweep. Now is the perfect time to book your sweep. Along with everyone else, you may not think about cleaning out your firepla ..read more
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Why Are Chimneys So Important?
Northeastern Chimney
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1w ago
Chimneys are integral to homes with wood-burning heating systems like stoves and fireplaces. However, most people take their chimneys for granted, leading to structural damage and poor performance. Let’s look at why chimneys are important and how you can protect yours. Chimney Importance The chimney’s primary job is funneling smoke, carbon monoxide, and other harmful combustion byproducts out of the house. This is crucial to maintaining healthy air quality and preventing health hazards. Moreover, efficient chimney operation maintains the fireplace or stove’s heating performance. An optimally f ..read more
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Why Would My Chimney Be Leaking?
Northeastern Chimney
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2w ago
You notice water and moisture coming from your chimney. This is a concern that you will want to get looked at before you have serious damage. A leak in the chimney can occur in several situations. Let us look at the five reasons that you may have a leaky chimney. Water Coming In From The Top Of The Chimney: If your chimney is not protected by a chimney cap, you may have rain and snow coming in from the top. The easiest fix for this would be to contact us for information on inserting a chimney cap. A cap is also beneficial to keep out debris and small animals that may search out your chimney fo ..read more
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Reasons Why Your Gas Fireplace Keeps Shutting Off
Northeastern Chimney
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1M ago
Gas fireplaces are growing in popularity because they’re more energy-efficient, easier to maintain, and safer than traditional wood-burning fireplaces. However, gas systems aren’t without issues; one is suddenly shutting off. Let’s look at why this happens and what you can do about it. What Causes a Gas Fireplace to Keep Shutting Off? Venting Problems One of the main reasons a gas fireplace might shut off or fail to stay lit is venting issues. Modern gas fireplaces are designed with safety in mind and are equipped with sensors that monitor exhaust gas flow. If the venting system is blocked, ma ..read more
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Can My Chimney Be Cleaned If It Has A Bend?
Northeastern Chimney
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1M ago
The chimney is an important part of your fireplace. With each fire, creosote, soot, and debris become lodged or build up in the chimney’s lining. If not cleaned out over time this can cause a chimney fire or send hazardous fumes into your home. As the fireplace burning season is coming to an end, it is important to clean out your chimney. Northeast Chimney is here for all your chimney concerns. A straight chimney is quite common. It is a job that every chimney sweep is familiar with. But what if a chimney has a curve? Am I out of luck? Can I get someone to clean my chimney? No, you are not out ..read more
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Add Chimney Sweeping to Your Spring-Cleaning List  
Northeastern Chimney
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1M ago
As the weather starts to turn warmer, we find ourselves outside more. The leaves from the winter need to be raked up. Pruning needs to be done. There are many tasks that await as we launch into spring. The list is endless. But now is not the time to forget about your fireplace and chimney. The spring is a great time to have your chimney inspected and to make an appointment for a chimney sweep. You will be able to get an appointment without much trouble. Holding off will only get you on a waitlist or not the most desirable time and date. Call Northeast Chimney today to arrange for your spring c ..read more
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How to Identify and Avoid Fraudulent Chimney Companies
Northeastern Chimney
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2M ago
If you own a wood-burning fireplace or stove, you know how important keeping your chimney clean and maintained is. A well-kept chimney makes your fire more efficient and reduces the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning and fires. Unfortunately, the chimney service industry, like any other, is not immune to fraudulent activities and companies that don’t have your best interest at heart. This blog post gives you the knowledge to identify and steer clear of fraudulent chimney companies. Understanding Fraudulent Companies Fraudulent chimney service companies often employ scare tactics to convince ho ..read more
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How Does A Pellet Stove Work?  
Northeastern Chimney
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2M ago
A great option as a primary source of heat as well as an alternate form of heat is a pellet stove. A pellet stove burns compressed waste wood in the shape of a pellet. Many pellet stoves have an automatic ignition and thermostat. This will help keep your home regulated to an acceptable temperature.    Parts of a Pellet Stove Hopper The hopper stores the pellets. The pellets are distributed from the hopper as the stove requires them. Auger The auger looks like a long screw. It is motorized and helps to deliver the pellets when needed into the burning pot. It is an important part ..read more
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Fireplace Upgrade Vs Replacement
Northeastern Chimney
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3M ago
Despite their shortcomings, many homeowners are committed to using their fireplaces. Whether it’s their primary heating source or a supplement to their furnace, fireplaces are a must-have for many people. However, like anything else, fireplaces wear down. If your fireplace has seen better days, you’re probably facing the crucial question of whether to repair or replace it. This blog post will help you decide which direction to go. Understanding Your Current Fireplace What kind of fireplace you have will be crucial in helping you decide to repair or replace it. Do you have a traditional wood-b ..read more
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The Benefits of Using a Fireplace Insert
Northeastern Chimney
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3M ago
Fireplace inserts have become quite popular over the years. Homeowners are becoming more interested as their homes are aging. They are realizing that repairs will be needed on their masonry fireplace. Homeowners are finding that reconstruction repairs can be costly. A fireplace insert may be a solution. You still want to use your fireplace. You love the ambiance that it sends off. The warmth and glow are something that you and your family enjoy. You are concerned that heat is escaping. Masonry is starting to flake, and fuel costs are considerably higher than it was. So, what are your options ..read more
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