Chimney Services in Olney, MD
We all love the warm, toasty feeling of a crackling fire during those icy Olney winters. But to safely operate your fireplace without excessive smoke hazards, it’s important to properly maintain it. Before lighting the logs this season, reach out to Chimney.com. We’ll make sure your fireplace is safe to use, so you can enjoy peace of mind along with those canapes and the Hallmark-like glow of a well-built hearth.
We take on jobs of all sizes here at Chimney.com! Let us help you stay safe and warm. Schedule services today!
A lot can happen to a home over 52 weeks of Olney, MD weather. That’s why we recommend yearly chimney inspections for every home and commercial property in the Olney area. The experts at Chimney.com will thoroughly inspect your chimney, keeping an eye out for any imperfections that could impact its safety and service life. Water is a chimney’s primary enemy, so we keep a special lookout for signs of leaks and water damage.
Here are just some of the setups we can inspect for safety:
- Built-in and prefab fireplaces
- Gas fireplaces (inserts, gas burners, and log sets)
- Venting systems
- Furnace, boiler, and water heater flues (gas or oil)
- Interior and exterior masonry
- Freestanding wood stoves and wood stove inserts
Now, admit it – did you notice any strange smells the last time you lit your fireplace? Did you maybe shrug this off, and attribute it to something unsavory you stepped in while walking the Norbeck golf course? Well, we’re here to tell you – the culprit was probably dangerous creosote buildup, not dog waste. Creosote is a highly flammable substance that greatly increases your risk of suffering a house fire. Keep your home and family safe (and free of unidentifiable odors) — schedule chimney cleaning before you build your next fire. Chimney.com will get the job done fast and correctly.
Our chimney cleaning services include:
- Cleaning out the smoke chamber
- Removing creosote and soot deposits
- Vacuuming the firebox
- Ensuring a clean, soot-free house
The lining is one of the most important components of any chimney. This noncombustible channel lines the inside masonry, shielding it against high heat and debris that fire leaves behind. Chimney.com is one of the only chimney companies doing business in Olney licensed by WSSC as a Master Plumber and Gas Fitter. This license is required to reline furnace flues and work on gas appliances.
Here are some common signs that you need chimney relining:
- Your older home or commercial property doesn’t have a chimney liner.
- The chimney is prone to condensation.
- You’re updating your fireplace to run on a new fuel source.
- Your gas appliance is venting into a masonry chimney.
Most chimneys and flues need repair or maintenance eventually, especially older ones. If your chimney is beginning to look a little worn out, choose Chimney.com for all necessary repairs.
Our chimney repair services include:
- Brick repair
- Chimney crown repair
- Chimney repointing/mortar joint repair
- Chimney damper replacement
- Firebox and smoke chamber repair
- And much more
All Olney, MD residents are accustomed to heavy rains. But where we can pull on our slickers and grab our umbrellas, our chimneys aren’t as flexible. The constant exposure to rain, wind, snow, and winter’s freezing temperatures does more damage to masonry chimneys than fire does! Water seeps in and causes the steel and cast-iron components to rust, weakening the metal over time. A complete chimney rebuild will restore the structural integrity of your old, weather-beaten chimney. If you notice your chimney start to lean or deteriorate, restoration might be the right call.
Gas Line Services
When choosing a contractor for gas fireplace maintenance, it’s imperative to select a qualified company. Chimney.com is Olney, MD’s safest choice for professional inspections and gas fireplace repair services.
We’re one of the only companies operating in the Olney area that is licensed by WSSC to perform services on gas appliances, including gas fireplaces. Our highly trained technicians will safely perform any necessary maintenance work on your gas fireplace and complete all repair work on on budget and in a timely manner.
Gas line services are nothing to fool with. Contact Chimney.com online today or call us at 301-989-3300 to make an appointment for maintenance services by a licensed professional.
Why Choose Chimney.com for Chimney Services in Olney, MD?
As a fully licensed, trained, and insured chimney service company, you can count on us to keep the fires burning brightly. We have proudly served residential and commercial customers in Olney, MD since 1989. Our dedication to customer service borders on fanatical. We guarantee the quality of our work and can provide a host of reviews and references. We want you to start your chimney project with complete confidence.
Contact us today to schedule chimney inspection, cleaning, relining, repair, or restoration in Olney, MD.
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