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Chimney Caps Prevent Animals in Chimneys

A chimney is a critical part of your home’s safety to vent out harmful smoke byproducts of a fire. Because it needs to have an open end, it creates a unique problem – animal invaders looking for refuge often find it by hiding inside the chimney. It’s common to find animals in chimneys, nesting or […]

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Water in Chimneys & Fireplaces: Warning Signs & Prevention

Chimneys are a necessary bridge between your home and the outside. Without it, smoke and vapor from your fireplaces or appliances wouldn’t be able to escape, leading to health hazards and other dangers. The most common concern? Moisture. Experts know the risks of water in chimneys or fireplaces, but do you? Read on to learn […]

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Yikes! There’s a Critter in my Chimney!

As cooler weather approaches, you can expect critters to find ways into your home – which is certainly not ideal for any homeowner. It’s not uncommon, especially in older homes, to hear the occasional mouse scurry across the attic floor, or find a critter setting up shop in your basement. Some homeowners have the misfortune […]

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Chimney Caps Keep Out Critters

If you have a fireplace in your home, you may be wondering whether or not having a chimney cap, cover, or crown is really necessary. Doctor Flue is here to say-yes, it most certainly is! Having a cap, cover, or crown will help keep your fireplace protected from rain, debris, and critters, but why is […]

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