How to Prevent Chimney Fires – Nexus Chimney Services

April 16, 2019
Every year, there are more than 25,000 chimney fires in the U.S., incurring more than $125 million in property damage. In the most severe cases, chimney fires can destroy entire homes and put lives at risk. Sadly, most of these tragedies are preventable, often resulting from a failure to regularly...
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Top Signs You Need a Chimney Inspection – Raleigh Chimney Repairs

March 12, 2019
If you have a working fireplace in your home, it’s essential to have your chimney inspected and maintained every so often. Even if you only use the fireplace a few times a year, buildup of soot and debris can still present a serious threat to your safety. Below are some...
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Why Does My Fireplace Have Water?

August 1, 2017
If you chimney or fireplace is showing signs of water penetration or damage, there can be several different factors that can cause this issue. Your chimney is missing a cap or cover, without something to cover the top of your chimney water can easily run into your chimney and into...
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Why Summer is the Best Time to Get Your Chimney Inspected

July 18, 2017
Most people don’t think about their chimneys during the summer months because the last thing on your mind is the harsh cold of winter when the summer breeze is calling your name. There are however advantages to getting your chimney cleaned and inspected during the summer months: Easier scheduling: While...
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Don’t Forget Your Fireplaces this Summer

July 5, 2017
Just because the warmer weather is on its way doesn’t mean it isn’t the right time for your chimney inspection & cleaning. Just like your other appliances, proper maintenance is important to having a long life with your fireplace. Both gas & wood burning should be cleaned and inspected annually...
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What to Prepare for Each Season With Your Chimney

June 20, 2017
Making Sure your Using Seasoned Wood Seasoned wood is important because it reduces the moisture buildup and therefore reduces the creosote buildup in your chimney. Wood should be dried for at least 6 months before use to ensure the wood is dry enough for use. Removing Ash Buildup Removing ash...
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