Chimney Blog

Enjoy your Fireplace Safely

Enjoy your Fireplace Safely

Whether you’re going over the river and through the woods or just staying at home this holiday season, you want that fireplace stoked up and ready for use. Nothing warms the bones better after a night of sledding or ice skating than a glass of hot chocolate and a cozy...

read more
Is There Mold in Your Chimney?

Is There Mold in Your Chimney?

There could be an unexpected hazard growing in your chimney and it could cause serious damage to your chimney and home. Have you noticed a distinctly musty odor coming from your fireplace that you suspect might be the sign of mold? If you have, your fears might be...

read more
Spring Cleaning for Your Chimney

Spring Cleaning for Your Chimney

With winter finally coming to a close and the warm weather steadily approaching, it is the season when many people start getting active. One great active move you can make every spring is taking a few minutes to give your chimney and fireplace a once over, now that...

read more
Freshen Up Your Chimney

Freshen Up Your Chimney

Does your chimney produce a foul odor? How do you get rid of it? Whenever there is a bad smell being emitted by your chimney, there are a handful of issues that could be causing this and some of them pose a risk to your family and your home. There is the possibility...

read more
Why You Need a Chimney Cap

Why You Need a Chimney Cap

Even though a chimney cap is a minor and relatively inexpensive installation, most homeowners question whether it is necessary or not. However, the truth of the matter is that this small amount of metal protecting your chimney keeps your chimney, home and family safe....

read more
Summer Chimney Cleaning

Summer Chimney Cleaning

Have Your Chimney Cleaned This Summer Summer is here! It's time to turn off the fireplace and head outdoors to enjoy the weather. Just because you're outside, though, it doesn't mean you should forget about the part of your home that kept you warm and cozy all winter...

read more
Chimney Cleaning & Maintenance

Chimney Cleaning & Maintenance

First and foremost, if a chimney is cleaned it should always be cleaned professionally. Your average homeowner is not equipped to adequately clean a chimney. It requires specialized tools and an understanding of the construction of the chimney to be able to recognize...

read more
Chimney Damper Service Information

Chimney Damper Service Information

YOUR LONG ISLAND & WESTCHESTER CHIMNEY SERVICE & DAMPER SPECIALISTS Long Island, New York and Westchester homes should all have efficiently working chimney dampers. Dampers stop gases from seeping into your home through your chimney’s flue. What is a chimney...

read more
Getting Your Chimney Ready for Winter

Getting Your Chimney Ready for Winter

Even though we are in the closing month of summer and your chimney is the last thing on your mind, before you know it, the winter weather will be upon us. While having your chimney cleaned in the fall, right before the cold weather starts moving in is commonplace,...

read more
Critters, Wildlife, Chimney Information

Critters, Wildlife, Chimney Information

Keeping Critters Out Of Your Chimney Having your chimney cleaned is an excellent way to ensure its longevity and peak performance. However, even if you have your chimney cleaned regularly, there are still some outside factors that are hard to control. One of the most...

read more
AAC Does It All – Liner, Tile Knocking & Repointing

AAC Does It All – Liner, Tile Knocking & Repointing

Even the most modern chimneys require maintenance from time to time.  Check out the video below to see our Always Affordable Chimney technician on the job. Chimney Liner Replacement is necessary to ensure quality air circulation as well as the safety of those inside...

read more
You Check your Batteries Why not your Chimney?

You Check your Batteries Why not your Chimney?

Well, we’re past the time change where everyone and their brother tells you to check the batteries in your smoke detector, your carbon monoxide detector, and even the National Weather Service gets into the act telling you to check the batteries in your weather alert...

read more