Chimney Saver Solutions offers affordable chimney inspections by certified chimney sweeps for homeowners residing in Short Pump, VA and surrounding Henrico County communities including Glen Allen, Innsbrook, Dumbarton, Highland Springs and Whitlock Estates.
There are actually three levels of chimney inspections, and the required level of service is determined, in part, on the condition of the chimney system. Level 1 is a basic chimney inspection that is usually recommended when no changes to the heating appliance, fireplace or chimney have been made. Most chimneys will fall into this category.
However, a level 2 inspection is necessary whenever there have been any modifications to the chimney or flue system like repairs or improvements. Also, the sale of a home will also require a level 2 chimney inspection from a certified chimney sweep.
Finally, a level 3 inspection is required if a level 1 or 2 inspection uncovers problems or safety hazards that require parts of the chimney to be removed like the crown or flue for a more detailed examination.
Chimney Sweeps and Repairs
National fire safety experts recommend all homeowners with gas or wood-burning vented heating appliances have annual chimney sweeps. A chimney sweep scrubs the flue inside the chimney to remove the build-up of creosote and soot from wood-burning heating appliances. Although gas is a cleaner burning fuel, a chimney sweep is still necessary to protect occupants from carbon monoxide poisoning. Our certified chimney sweeps serving the Short Pump, VA and vicinity will also clear any obstructions such as birds, pests and debris that could block smoke and dangerous gases from venting through the chimney. Our chimney sweeps are certified by the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) and we are members of the National Chimney Sweep Guild.
Also, Chimney Saver Solutions provides expert chimney repairs including flue liners, mortar joints and chimney caps throughout Short Pump VA, and nearby cities. We recommend that any cracks in the flue liner be repaired as soon as possible to reduce the risk of a chimney fire and to prevent smoke and fumes from entering the living space.
We also offer a number of affordable options for repairing or replacing damaged a chimney cap. Chimney caps are strongly recommended for helping to prevent water from damaging the masonry, rusting metal components and to keep birds and debris on the outside where they belong. Most types of chimney caps have a spark arrestor to prevent burning embers from starting a roof fire.
Electric, Gas and Wood Fireplace and Stove Installations
Whether you are interested in reducing energy costs or adding a heating appliance to another space in your home, we offer a variety of electric, gas and wood-burning fireplace inserts and stoves to match your home style and budget at affordable pricing inclusive of delivery and installation. Chimney Saver Solutions is certified by the National Fireplace Institute (NFI) Homeowners residing in Short Pump, VA and surrounding communities can contact us to schedule an appointment for a free on-site estimate.