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Five Reasons to Have Your Chimney Inspected

Five Reasons to Have Your Chimney Inspected

Millions of people own chimneys. During the cooler seasons of Fall and Winter, a room with a beautiful properly functioning fireplace is perfect for both relaxing and entertaining guests. However, your chimney has many working parts that wear over time like any other...

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Three Benefits of a Chimney Cleaning Company

Three Benefits of a Chimney Cleaning Company

Always Affordable Chimney, Inc. is proud to offer our superior chimney cleaning services to Westchester, Queens and Long Island properties. Our commitment to excellent customer support allows us to provide you with the most thorough chimney cleaning services. Our...

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Chimney Safety and Carbon Monoxide

Chimney Safety and Carbon Monoxide

Heating systems in the process of producing heat also create carbon monoxide. This dangerous gas is expelled from your home via your chimney flue. In most homes, especially in the Long Island and New York area, there is a chimney that is functioning properly and this...

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Free Boiler Installation for Happy Cat Sanctuary

Free Boiler Installation for Happy Cat Sanctuary

Sometimes when investigating a chimney problem strange things can occur. Sometimes these events lead you on a path that you never thought you would take. Last year, while doing a chimney inspection service I came across 3 kittens and a mother cat that could barely...

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Collapsed Chimney Liner Blamed For Carbon Monoxide Incident

Collapsed Chimney Liner Blamed For Carbon Monoxide Incident

Serious harm or even death can result from carbon monoxide poisoning. To make sure this does not happen, have your chimney and fireplace serviced. Getting your boiler flue cleaned annually can help avoid accidents related to carbon monoxide. Also, periodically check...

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How to Prevent Snow and Ice From Damaging Your Chimney

How to Prevent Snow and Ice From Damaging Your Chimney

Winter has arrived and with it comes the tasks that make homeowners cheer when Spring finally comes. Aside from weatherizing your home, you have snow removal and salt that has to get spread. But there is a task that is terribly important and many homeowners rarely...

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Chimney Cleaning Business On Long Island

Chimney Cleaning Business On Long Island

I will never make a living as a writer, but please take a moment to read this blog post as I truly believe it contains some important information regarding the chimney cleaning business here on Long Island.  I've been in the chimney business for many years. The truth...

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Chimney Flashing

Chimney Flashing

In the wake of the recent Northeast snowstorm, now is the perfect time to have a professional inspection of your chimney flashing. Water seeping through this location is fairly common in the chimney industry. As we all know, water that leaks into your home can cause...

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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...

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FuranFlex Chimney Liner Installation

FuranFlex Chimney Liner Installation

Our team was called in to install a FuranFlex Chimney Liner and remove the existing lining system. What our team discovered was an improperly installed liner that posed several hazards to the home. FuranFlex is a revolutionary solution for heat and corrosion-resistant...

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Creating a Focal Point by Upgrading Your Chimney

Creating a Focal Point by Upgrading Your Chimney

Most homeowners take their chimney for granted. It is easy to ignore the fact that the chimney can be of the more outstanding features of the home. The only time most people even think of their chimney is when they decide to use their fireplace. However, your chimney...

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