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December 2018

Stay Safe: 5 Need-to-Know Facts About Chimney Fires

2018-11-23T13:39:31+00:00

As the days grow shorter and the nights get colder, there are few thoughts more comforting than a nice, roaring fire. However, it can be easy to forget that using your fireplace improperly can cause chimney fires. Although homeowners rarely think their homes are at risk, chimney fires in Milwaukee happen more often than you [...]

Stay Safe: 5 Need-to-Know Facts About Chimney Fires2018-11-23T13:39:31+00:00

November 2018

How to Choose the Best Fireplace for Your Home

2018-11-04T10:53:41+00:00

As the dog days of summer begin to wind down, the cold of winter isn't far away. Now is the time to make preparations for keeping warm when the temperature drops. Perhaps you are considering installing a fireplace in your home but aren't sure which is the best fireplace to meet your needs. There are [...]

How to Choose the Best Fireplace for Your Home2018-11-04T10:53:41+00:00

October 2018

Top 5 Chimney Maintenance Tips to Keep It In Tip-Top Shape

2018-09-15T11:50:18+00:00

As you think about lighting a cozy fire as the winter draws in, it's important to ensure the chimney maintenance is taken care of. Doing so can help safeguard against any safety risks when you finally do use the fireplace. Here are five chimney maintenance tips for keeping it safe, clean, and ready for winter. 1. [...]

Top 5 Chimney Maintenance Tips to Keep It In Tip-Top Shape2018-09-15T11:50:18+00:00

September 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Chimney Sweeping

2018-11-23T13:40:16+00:00

Chimney sweeping may sound like a chore you'd read about in a Dickens novel. However, there is still a massive demand for it today. Why? Well, shockingly, a 2016 report by the National Fire Protection Association highlights that dirty chimneys are a leading cause of house fires. That either means a lot of homeowners don't understand how [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Chimney Sweeping2018-11-23T13:40:16+00:00

August 2018

Fireplace Safety: How to Prepare Your Chimney for Winter

2018-09-15T11:24:39+00:00

Summer seems to go by so fast. Before you know it, the air conditioning shuts off and the heat kicks on. One of the biggest anticipations for winter is when you can use your fireplace. You grab a comfy blanket, a glass of wine, and just embrace the warmth. However, it's important to understand fireplace [...]

Fireplace Safety: How to Prepare Your Chimney for Winter2018-09-15T11:24:39+00:00

June 2018

Wauwatosa Chimney Flashing Repair – Summer 2018

2018-06-28T16:49:53+00:00

When it comes to Wauwatosa chimney repair, The Chimney Expert treats every home as if it’s our own. So, when we were recently called to take a look at worn-out, damaged chimney flashing on a beautiful Wauwatosa home, we got down to work to give it a second life. What is Chimney Flashing? Chimney flashing [...]

Wauwatosa Chimney Flashing Repair – Summer 20182018-06-28T16:49:53+00:00

5 Signs It’s Time to Get Brick Chimney Repair

2018-07-29T10:43:06+00:00

When was the last time you checked out your chimney? If you haven't kept up on chimney maintenance, it may need some repairs. But how can you tell? Learn how here with these five most common signs that your chimney needs repairing. 1. Rust or Staining Moisture is your chimney's worst enemy. When your chimney [...]

5 Signs It’s Time to Get Brick Chimney Repair2018-07-29T10:43:06+00:00

May 2018

What Is Chimney Flashing and Why Do You Need It?

2018-07-29T10:43:26+00:00

Many people do not understand the importance of chimney flashing until there is a leak. In fact, many homeowners don't even know what it is. Flashing is the sheet metal that wraps around the base of the chimney where it meets the house. And once the flashing's integrity is compromised, a homeowner is exposed to [...]

What Is Chimney Flashing and Why Do You Need It?2018-07-29T10:43:26+00:00

January 2018

5 REASONS YOU NEED A CHIMNEY CLEANING SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE

2018-06-16T13:06:25+00:00

In Wisconsin, winter's always around the corner. So, it's always a good time to start thinking about inspecting and maintaining your chimney. Here in Milwaukee, January highs top out at a balmy 29 degrees Fahrenheit, perfect for gathering the family around the fireplace. But before doing that, you need to hire a chimney cleaning service [...]

5 REASONS YOU NEED A CHIMNEY CLEANING SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE2018-06-16T13:06:25+00:00