Lawrenceville NJ Certified Chimney Sweeps – Fireplace Service Pros
Those living in the area of Lawrence Township NJ and Lawrenceville NJ can depend on Mercer County Chimney Services’ fully licensed, trained, and insured technicians to provide the best chimney services available. Our trucks travel throughout Mercer County, providing chimney cleaning, chimney inspections, fireplace and stove installations, chimney rebuilds, chimney repair, and any other chimney service that our customers need. We are certified by the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA), and we are members of the National Chimney Sweep Guild, so you can trust our experts to handle any work that your chimney needs.
A common problem that arises in chimneys is rainwater leaking into the structure. If moisture finds its way into the chimney, it can cause serious damage to the chimney and can even end up in the adjacent walls, ceilings, and attics of the house, causing costly water damage to the home. To avoid the high costs of repairing water damage, it is essential that leaks are repaired as soon as they are noticed. After leaks are repaired, our technicians can coat your chimney in an air-permeable waterproofing agent that will protect the chimney from moisture. Other repairs, such as fixing the flashing which keeps water out of the gap between the chimney and the roof or installing a chimney cap to keep the rain from falling into the flue, can be done.
Damage or other problems with a chimney can lead to more serious problems in the future, which is why it is best to spot problems early so that they may be corrected as early as possible. For this reason, it is recommended that homeowners have their chimney inspected once a year. Chimney inspections are also required in the state of New Jersey when buying or selling a property. Homeowners in Lawrence Township NJ, Lawrenceville NJ, and the rest of Mercer County should consider having their chimneys inspected to ensure that everything is in working order. Our technicians are capable of performing all three levels of inspections as defined by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
A chimney sweep or cleaning is recommended annually for homes in Lawrence Township NJ and Lawrenceville NJ. The leading cause of chimney fires in the United States each year is creosote, a substance that accumulates within wood-burning chimneys and can easily be removed with a standard cleaning. Having your chimney cleaned also removes blockages from both outside debris and smoke particulates that could be hindering the efficiency of your chimney. If a chimney is unable to vent properly, gases, including dangerous carbon monoxide, can be forced into the house. To ensure the safety of your home and family, it is essential that your chimney is cleaned by professionals.
Chimneys are complicated systems, and many issues can arise within them. Thankfully, our team of fully licensed, trained, and insured technicians are capable of handling any repair that your chimney may need, including masonry repair or rebuilding, liner installation or replacement, chase top repair or replacement, crown repair, and chimney cap installation. These repairs are important to ensure that your chimney is both functioning efficiently by allowing smoke to pass through and out of the house and to prevent water from leaking from the chimney into the home.
Sometimes a chimney has suffered damage to its structure that is beyond basic repairs. In these cases, full rebuilds of entire sections of masonry may be needed. Mercer County Chimney Services is capable of rebuilding chimneys across the county, including Lawrence Township NJ and Lawrenceville NJ. We also patch lesser damage to brick and mortar with tuckpointing to restore damaged mortar to its former glory.
Fireplace and Stove Installation
There is nothing quite like the warmth of a fire to bring comfort and beauty to a home. Installing a fireplace, fireplace insert, or stove could be just what your home needs to bring its interior together. Mercer County Chimney Services provides Lawrence Township NJ and Lawrenceville NJ with plenty of wood and gas heating options. Whether you are looking for the classic feel of a traditional fireplace, or you would prefer the heat efficiency of an insert or stove, we will help you find the heating appliance that is right for you.
Furnace Flue Inspections and Repair
Even if you do not have a fireplace, furnaces still use flues to vent their gases. Furnace flues do not accumulate particulates nearly as much as chimneys, but they do sometimes need cleaning or maintenance, and this is not done by either the utility company or the fuel provider. One issue that can arise is a build-up of acidic condensate which will eat away at the flue lining. Our technicians can inspect and clean your flue, repairing any damage found.
If you require a chimney cleaning, chimney repair, fireplace installation, or any other chimney service, call us for more information at 609-802-5288. You can depend on our over 30 years of experience in the chimney, masonry, and fireplace business to take care of your every chimney need.