Fireplaces help make homes more comfortable as well as provide a good source of heat. Maintaining the fireplace and cleaning the chimney can keep it working for the life of the home. If you are looking for a fireplace company for repairs or upgrades you can use Angie's List to search fireplace companies near you to get professional help.

Chimneys are an essential part of the fireplace and help to maintain consistent heat in the home.  Getting a professional chimney sweep is ideal every year or two.  Using local reviews from chimney sweep pros nearby can help get 3 quotes quickly.

Firewood will provide sufficient heat along with great ambiance that typically comes from a crackling fire.  Some folks opt for gas log fireplaces instead of real wood, but having the right insert along with good heat settings can stil be just as cozy.

Outdoor Fireplaces and Fire Pits

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Chimney InspectionChimney Repair
By paying yearly attention to your chimney crown to catch issues early, you can save yourself costly chimney repairs and extend the life of your chimney.
Regular inspections and chimney cleanings can help prevent costly repairs and dangerous creosote buildup. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Alexander B. of Summit, N.J.)
Chimney Inspection
Industry experts recommend an annual inspection and cleaning as needed, generally every year or two depending on how much use the fireplace gets.
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Chimney InspectionExterior
Considering getting a video scan of your chimney? Here are a few things you may want to consider beforehand.
Chimney Sweep and CleaningChimney InspectionChimney Repair
Get an annual chimney inspection to make sure it's in good condition. Even if you don't use it often, it's important to check for structural damage.
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