We perform CSIA Level 1, 2, and 3 inspections and can determine chimney integrity and whether or not your particular installation and chimney system meet current safety standards. We remove dangerous, flammable creosote from inside the chimney. We then inform you of any problems we may see. Should we find a problem with your chimney we will present you with a solution to fix your chimney to ensure it meets current safety standards.
Fireplaces are one of the leading causes of house fires. Don’t put your family in danger. Chimneys that are blocked or damaged are at greater risk for fire and gas hazards that can wreak havoc and destroy your home. Make sure you're routinely cleaning your chimney and taking preventative measures to maintain your fireplace to keep your family and belongings safe.
CAPS & GUARDS
Every Chimney Needs a Cap. Here’s why: Stop the rain, stop wildlife entering your chimney, discourage backdraft and arrest sparks! Where the standard chimney cap does not fit the chimney or isn’t appropriate, Black Magic Chimney Swweeps has the expertise to recommend and install the appropriate chimney cap for any chimney or vent. Special caps (for large or unusual sizes), copper caps, wind directional and draft inducing caps and UL Listed caps for manufactured fireplaces are all available from our trained staff.
Deciding when it’s time for repairs and when it’s time for restoration can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. We can take a look at your system from top to bottom and help you decide which makes more sense for your situation. For many people, the thought of a fireplace restoration can be very intimidating. It is a big process, sure — but many times, it is the only way to get your aging fireplace up to code, operating safely, and looking great.
Dryer vent cleaning improves the safety and efficiency of your dryer installation. At Black Magic Chimney Sweep, we offer a variety of venting services to keep your dryer vents in proper working order. Our technicians are trained to correct problems that are often the cause of poorly performing dryers.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is a Chimney Fire?
A chimney fire is the combustion (burning) of residue deposits referred to as soot or creosote, on the inner surfaces of chimney tiles, flue liners, stove pipes, etc. Causes The process begins with the incomplete combustion of fuel in the attached appliance, usually a wood or coal stove, or open fire.
What is Creosote in a Chimney?
When wood is burning rather slowly, the smoke usually contains a substance called creosote that collects in the relatively cool chimney flue. The main causes of creosote buildup are: Wet or unseasoned wood. Incomplete combustion.
Why is it Good Luck to have a Chimney Sweep at a Wedding?
One legend has it that it all started in medieval England when one day the King was saved by a Chimney Sweep, who pushed him out of the way of a runaway horse and carriage. As a reward for his good deed, the King decreed that all Chimney Sweeps should henceforth be regarded as lucky.
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