Why Hire a Professional for Your Fireplace Installation
If you are like me, you do everything you can by yourself. From home repairs to plumbing and installation. This is fine, but do not try to install your fireplace yourself. This is one of those tasks high on the list that you should not do on your own. Installing a fireplace or fireplace lining is by far not a DIY task. It is important to contact a certified fireplace professional to install your fireplace.
Why a Professional?
Right fit for your chimney
If you are going to install a wood-burning or gas fireplace, you have to make sure you buy the correct liner. Chimney liners are not all appropriate for each type of heating fuel. A professional will be sure you are purchasing the appropriate type.
Risk of smoke or carbon monoxide poisoning
There are always concerns about gas leaks or carbon monoxide poisoning. A certified professional is an expert on the safety of installing fireplaces to prevent injury.
When installing a fireplace, you must be within the building codes. Trained professionals know the building codes needed and know where to get them.
What Is The Best Type Of Fireplace For You?
Gas fireplace: There are many benefits to installing a gas fireplace. One is the ease of starting the fire. Gas is very clean and convenient. Instant, heat, controlled flame, fan regulation and ambiance.
Wood-burning fireplaces: A wood-burning fireplace will bring you pleasure with its beauty, warmth, and inviting feel. The smell of a wood-burning fireplace is quite authentic. Yet, it comes with some work. When choosing a wood-burning fireplace there are some things to think about. Buying, cutting, and storing the wood is something to think about.
Wood Stoves: For an efficient and cheap way of heating, a wood stove may be the right idea for you.
Fireplace inserts are a more efficient heating solution. They are self-contained units which burn gas, wood, or pellets. If you are dealing with an old chimney, fireplace inserts may be the answer to your problems. They are an effective way of solving issues with chimneys such as drafts. Inserts are a cheap option to repairing your fireplace.
Keeping Safety in Mind
Always seek professional services when you question your ability to complete the job. Keeping safety at the utmost importance. You should always be aware of gas leaks as well as carbon monoxide poisoning should
Northeastern Chimney, Inc. Established in 1984 is a fully licensed and insured chimney repair company. We at Northeastern Chimney provide a vast array of services.
• Chimney sweeping and video inspection.
• Chimney relining, masonry repair and restoration.
• Waterproofing, crown and flashing repair.
• Manufactured fireplace and chimney installations, stainless steel/ bluestone chimney tops, chimney caps, flue screening, dryer vent cleaning, and more.
You will learn about chimney installation as well as how to choose a sweep on our website and blog. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to call us at 860-233-5770.