Author Archives: Advanced Chimneys Inc.

Cleaning Tips That You Can Do For Your Fireplace

Just about everything that you deal with on a regular basis needs proper maintenance and cleaning and the same goes for your fireplace. Proper cleaning of your fireplace will not only help ensure that your fireplace will remain working safely …
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Why You Should Upgrade Your Fireplace This Fall

Whether you already have a fireplace in your home or are having a home built, you will probably wonder how you can upgrade your fireplace. We are going to explain why upgrading your fireplace is important.    You Are Having …
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Posted in: Fireplace Upgrade, Upgrade |

Tips For You & Your Fireplace This Summer

Fireplaces are wonderful and can provide much-needed warmth for your family on a chilly summer night. It can also be around an area where you and your family use to socialize after a busy day. As wonderful as a fireplace …
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Posted in: Chimney Cap, fireplace safety, Fireplace Wood |

What To Know About A Chimney Swift

If you have a chimney at your home, then you are probably aware of chimney swift, and why they choose chimneys as a preferred nesting spot. You are also probably aware of what to do and what not to do …
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What Not To Burn In Your Fireplace

While it may seem logical that you can burn just about anything in your fireplace, that is not the case! Burning certain items in your fireplace can result in damaging your fireplace and even releasing certain chemicals and toxins into …
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How To Know If My Chimney Has An Airflow Issue

A fireplace is great for your home for several different reasons such as entertaining guests, a centerpiece for your holiday decorations, and even a way to cut your energy cost due to rising electricity and gas costs. However, like with …
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Make Sure Your Chimney Is Ready For Summer

Wow, what a winter we just had here in Georgia with record-breaking winds and rainfalls. We made it through, and we are hoping that your chimney did as well. However, if it has not made it through and you suffered …
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Posted in: Chimney Damage, Chimney Preparation, Summer Time Chimney Prep |

Time for a New Fire Place?

Most fireplaces in homes built before 1970 are masonry and will probably last as long as the house still stands. But homes built after 1970 usually contain prefabricated fireplaces. Prefabricated fireplaces were (and still are) less expensive than building a …
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Can A Wet & Cold Winter Ruin My Chimney?

We rarely ever see snow in the Atlanta area. However, this winter has been colder and wetter than normal. Our close to freezing temperatures this winter, mixed with all the rain that we have received will cause your chimney to …
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Do You Need A Chimney Liner?

If you have drafting problems with your chimney or wood burning stove, you may want to consider getting or replacing your chimney liner. Not many people are aware of how important a chimney liner is to keep the fireplace hearth …
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