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The Importance of a Chimney Inspection

Problems with your Chimney

There can be 101 reasons that you chimney may not be working properly. Getting a routine chimney inspection can help you to spot areas that may lead to trouble down the road. Getting the points that come up in your inspection handled as soon as possible will cut down on the amount of damage that occurs while saving you thousands in larger repair bills.


If you are noticing problems with your chimney, the first step to take is to contact a Certified Chimney Professional. They are trained and experienced in inspections and are kept up-to-date on the most current safety codes. Keeping your chimney functioning and safe is their top priority. There are changes and improvements made every year to the standards of chimney safety, this is another reason why getting a yearly inspection will help in keeping your family and your home safe.

What kind of problems can come from a poorly functioning chimney?

Some of the most common things that we have found when inspecting chimneys is that there is a missing or damaged chimney cap and that there is a broken or missing chimney damper. In most cases both of these issues are easily handled, although left in a state of disrepair there is an endless list of problems that can come about:

  • Animals getting into your chimney.
  • Water leaks.
  • Roof fires due to burning particles escaping the chimney.
  • Drafting issues.
  • High air conditioning and heating bills.
  • …and so on.
  • Getting annual repairs will save you money!

    Getting any problems with your chimney addressed and handled before it gets worse will help to keep you safe, your bills lower and your home secure from fire and animals.

    For help with getting your chimney inspected and serviced call Masters Services (972) 877-4650 DFW, (713) 723-4854 Houston, (303) 720-7096 Denver or (405) 236-1111 OKC.

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