Summer is here and all that you and your family are thinking about at the moment is vacations, going swimming, picnics at the parks, etc… at least until school starts back at the end of summer. The last thing on your mind right now is your fireplace and getting it cleaned. The year flies by fast enough as it is, and you’re not ready to rush the cold weather here yet; we get it. Even though you are not ready, you should consider calling to have your chimney cleaned.
Don’t Wait Until Fall to Schedule a Chimney Sweep
If you wait until fall or even winter to schedule your chimney cleaning and inspection you may not get on the schedule as quick as you want. There are always long waiting lists at that time of the year, so it’s best if you go ahead and get on the late-summer schedule now. During the summer you can choose a time that is more convenient for you, but during the fall and winter you may have to wait weeks for an appointment.
Early Chimney Inspection Means Timely Chimney Repairs
If you get your chimney inspection and cleaning scheduled early you will be able to catch any problems that may be lurking such as water damage for example. If you don’t have a chimney cap or you haven’t had the chimney waterproofed in a while, then there is a big possibility there is water seeping in somewhere. By getting your chimney problems taken care of early, it gives everything that needs to be done time to cure.
Summertime Chimney Repair and Waterproofing
Masonry, tar, and other materials required for the chimney repair process cure best in warm weather. A fall or winter chimney inspection that reveals spalling, cracking, or other chimney damage may need to wait until spring or summer for repairs. The existing damage is only getting worse in the meantime.
Waterproofing the chimney should be done during a time when rain isn’t expected for a day or two. The waterproofing solution needs time to cure after it is applied. We use and trust ChimneySaver chimney waterproofing because it’s easy to apply, cures quickly, and works beautifully.
Chimney Inspections, Cleaning, and Repair in Drexel Hill
The chimney sweeps here at Lou Curley’s Chimney Service are CSIA Certified and we have years of experience under our belts. We strive to continue our education as often as possible so we’re always in the position to offer you the best possible chimney services in Drexel Hill and all along the Main Line. Call us at 610-626-2439 to discuss your chimney needs or to schedule an appointment for a chimney cleaning, chimney inspection, or chimney repair.