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South Windsor CT Chimney Sweep & Leaky Chimney Repair

South Windsor ct chimney cleaningHomeowners throughout South Windsor, CT, trust Northeastern Chimney of West Hartford, CT, for all their chimney cleaning and repair needs.  We also serve customers in the neighboring areas of Windsor, CT, Burnham, CT, Manchester, CT, Vernon, CT, Ellington, CT, and East Hartford, CT.  Our headquarters is just 10 miles from South Windsor.

We’ve been known in South Windsor for more than 30 years for providing exceptional work with exceptional results.  We’re very active in this region, and you’ve probably seen our trucks driving along I-84, Sullivan Ave., Oakland Road, Buckland Road, Ellington Road or Governors Hwy., on our way to another home to clean its chimney or perform repairs.

Chimney Sweeps

Northeastern Chimney employs highly trained service technicians to clean chimneys in and around South Windsor, CT.  Our certified chimney sweeps have the tools and the training to effectively remove dangerous creosote from a chimney and prevent the possibility of a chimney fire.  Creosote is highly flammable and is responsible for the majority of chimney fires in the U.S. each year.

Chimney sweep services also include removing debris from chimneys.  It doesn’t take long for leaves, twigs, animal nests and other obstructions to build up inside a chimney.  When this happens, the fireplace can’t vent properly, and the result can be carbon monoxide backing up into the house.

Another important component of having your chimney serviced is inspection.  Our crews know what to look for inside and outside a chimney.  Cracked bricks and mortar, cracks in the crown, leaks inside the chimney and more can lead to serious damage.  Fortunately, we can fix any problem we find and replace any components as necessary.

Choosing a Chimney Sweep

Not all chimney sweep companies are created equal.  The fact is, some are in business just to make a fast buck.  If you talk to a chimney sweep and you hear a ridiculously low price, you’ll want to avoid that person.  It’s like if somebody said they could install a new deck on your home for $200 – would you trust that individual?

In choosing a chimney sweep, you want to ensure that they’re certified by the Chimney Safety Institute of America.  This certification means the technician brings solid expertise and knowledge to the job.  Insurance is another thing to look for.  All chimney sweeps should be fully insured for your protection.

A reputable chimney services company will be on time when they arrive to perform chimney cleaning, inspection or repair.  Our customers in South Windsor, CT, know our reputation for being ready to get to work at the time we told them.  We show up in full uniform and in brightly marked trucks, so you’ll know it’s us right away.

When talking with chimney sweeps, ask them to provide references from customers in the South Windsor area they’ve worked for.  A credible chimney sweep company will be happy to do this.  A credible company also will be members of the National Chimney Sweep Guild and keep abreast of new industry regulations and advances in technology.

south windsor ct masonry repairChimney Repairs

Chimneys sometimes need repairs, and it’s important to have them taken care of in a timely fashion.  Northeastern Chimney can handle a variety of important chimney repair tasks such as:

Chimney rebuilding: Sometimes a chimney has degraded to the point it has to be rebuilt.  Our professionals will rebuild yours to look and operate like new.

Chimney crowns: The crown at the top of the chimney is made of cement and over time can begin to crack.  When this happens, water can infiltrate the system can lead to significant damage.  We can either seal or rebuild damaged chimney crowns.

Chimney cap: No chimney should be operated without a sturdy chimney cap.  If you need a cap, we’ll install one that will protect your chimney from debris and water.

Leaky chimney: When a chimney starts leaking, it’s time to get it repaired right away.  There are many reasons a chimney can leak, and your service technician will be able to pinpoint the exact problem.  Expensive damage can happen if chimney leaks are allowed to continue.

We like working for our South Windsor customers.  South Windsor, CT, is full of interesting things to see and do.  Examples include the East Windsor Hill Historic District, which is bordered by the Scantic River, John Fitch Boulevard,

 

Sullivan Avenue and the Connecticut River.  There’s also the Windsor Farms Historic District and the Elmore Houses.  All of these are on the National Register of Historic Places.

If you live in the South Windsor, CT, area, there’s plenty to see and do.  And everything is more enjoyable when you know your fireplace and chimney are in top working order.  That’s the peace of mind you’ll get when you have Northeastern Chimney of West Hartford, CT, take care of chimney cleaning, inspection and repair work.

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