Our Apex Chimney Contractor Explains How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

November 19, 2019
Carbon monoxide (CO) claims the lives of more 500 people in the United States every year. Odorless and invisible, it can leak through fireplaces and other fuel-burning appliances, unnoticed until it builds up to deadly amounts. CO is the number one cause of poisoning fatalities in the U.S., and faulty...
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Our Durham Chimney Contractor Explains How to Start a Fire in a Cold Fireplace

November 12, 2019
When the weather outside is frightful, there’s nothing more relaxing than a warm, cozy fire. Unfortunately, sometimes that cold winter air can make it difficult to start that fire. In today’s blog post, our Apex chimney contractors will share some tips on what to do if you’re struggling to get...
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What to Do In the Event of a Chimney Fire From Our Cary Chimney Company

November 5, 2019
Regular chimney inspections, chimney cleanings, and repairs can all prevent chimney fires. However, what with the hustle and bustle of the holidays, you might forget to schedule your chimney inspection; and there is always the possibility of an unforeseen accident. Below is more information on recognizing and controlling a chimney...
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How to Prepare Your Chimney for Fall with Nexus Chimney Services

October 2, 2019
How to Prepare Your Chimney for Fall with Nexus Chimney Services As hot as the beginning of the month seems to have been, the chilly temperatures will arrive before you know it. Before they do, it’s a good idea to ensure your chimney is safe to use in the season...
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How Water Can Ruin Your Masonry Chimney | Nexus Chimney Services

September 16, 2019
Chimneys typically tend to receive neither the attention nor the concern usually afforded to other household systems. However, chimneys are far from empty black columns; their simple appearance disguises an intricate mechanism capable of multiple, complex functions. When considering the rest of your home maintenance jobs, it’s important to consider...
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Chimney Caps & Chase Covers: What’s the Difference?

September 2, 2019
At Nexus Chimney Services, we love providing our customers with the best chimney cleaning and chimney repair in Apex. That’s why we offer our clients both steel chimney caps and chase covers to protect your chimneys from weather and other elements. But what are chimney caps and chase covers, and...
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