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Title: Why chimney cap repair can save you money in the long run


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Why chimney cap repair can save you money in the
long run
  • The role of the chimney in keeping your home safe
  • The role of the chimney in keeping your home
    healthy
  • Common repairs to chimney caps 
  • Making sure the cap is inspected
  • To rebuild or repair?

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The role of the chimney in keeping your home safe
  • Everyone knows that keeping your Chimney Cleaning
    Service of creosote buildup reduces risk of fire,
    but the chimney cap serves to keep out materials
    that are also flammable as well.
  • It also keeps out small animals and insects that
    can destroy the inside lining in order to nest in
    the chimney.
  • If they do that, they remove the protective heat
    barrier that allows fire heat or heat from your
    insert to pass out of the house without
    increasing risk on your upper floors of an
    incident.

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The role of the chimney in keeping your home
healthy
  • More is known about how a Chimney Repair
    Washington DC to keep your home healthy than ever
    before. The chimney is the key source of drafts
    in a home.
  • The flue needs to be in good working order to
    prevent a loss of heating and cooling in the
    home, and to reduce the amount of allergens that
    can enter the home in this way.
  • If it isn't in good repair you can have a buildup
    of waste from the animals and insect nests that
    can then affect the air quality of your home

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Common repairs to chimney caps
  • Most Chimney Cap Repair is simple, but time
    consuming. It can take a while for the contractor
    to get set up with the cap so it is safe to work
    on.
  • Common repairs are simple tuck pointing, where
    the mortar that is failing between the joints of
    the brick supporting the cap is replaced.
  • Replacement of the crowing cap and replacement of
    the cap itself is also common. Many of the newer
    styles of caps are inserts that provide protection

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Making sure the cap is inspected
  • The most common reason that people wind up
    needing extensive repair or replacement work on
    their chimney caps is that they did not make it a
    habit to inspect the cap frequently.
  • The cap is up and out of the way. It is hard to
    see its condition close enough to really see when
    the beginnings of a repair need to be done. You
    don't have to always pay someone to come out and
    inspect your chimney cap.

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To rebuild or repair?
  • One decision you need to make after talking with
    your contractor is whether you want to have
    Chimney Cap Repair done, or whether the cap
    should be completely replaced. Listen to what the
    contractor says.
  • There are times when repair is appropriate, and
    times when it can make matters worse. If the
    condition of the cap is too bad, then repairing
    it may not work.

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