3 Common Summer Chimney Problems to Watch Out For

July 16, 2019
Since most of us use our fireplaces in the winter, it would seem like chimney problems just don’t occur in the summer. However, there are some good reasons to schedule a chimney inspection during these hot, humid months. Animals and bugs abound during the summer season, and summer storms can...
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Do I Have a Spark Guard? Ask an Apex Chimney Repair Blog

November 11, 2018
If you have a chimney cap you are required by code to also have a spark guard. Also known as a spark arrestor, these screens attach to the cap to help prevent sparks or other hot debris from exiting the chimney and catching fire to the roof of your home....
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Chimney Swifts: What Are They & How Can I Remove Them From My Chimney?

May 4, 2018
  What Are Chimney Swifts? Chimney swifts are small birds that often reside inside of chimneys and air shafts. Their natural habitat is a large hollow tree, which they use to nest in the forests of North America that are becoming scarce due to deforesting. Chimney swifts are quite aerial...
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