Chimney Sweep Decatur, Alabama
Fireplace Doctor’s Expert Chimney Sweep Services
At The Fireplace Doctor Decatur Alabama, we know the importance of chimney and fireplace maintenance. Fireplaces and chimneys are dangerous when not properly maintained. Thus, our professional chimney sweeps give you top quality safety inspections and service to lower that risk.
Prevent Chimney Fires
- Hiring our certified local chimney sweep Athens team has several benefits, most importantly, safety. You can trust your local experts to clean out dangerous, flammable buildup that could likely destroy your house in a chimney fire. Additionally, each technician performs a 21-point safety inspection to ensure your complete chimney and fireplace system are free of risk.
- Even if you think your chimney is safe from water, all masonry chimneys are porous, absorbing water each day. Water leaks can greatly damage the structural integrity of your home. It can also cause draft problems because the hot air cools in the chimney and sinks back into the home. Our chimney water damage repair experts will ensure that your chimney is in great condition by providing chimney waterproofing with the highest quality sealants on the market.
- The CSIA recommends you have an Annual Chimney Inspection. These inspections will identify sooty buildup as well as ventilation issues. At Fireplace Doctor Athens, we can fix dangers to your home the same day we find them so your home can be safe.
- Cleaning your chimney yourself is both tedious and dangerous. Let your local chimney sweeps in Athens use high-grade equipment to remove hazards properly, quickly, and safely. With the use of ChimScans, advanced videoing technology, our Athens chimney sweeps can see the parts of your chimney that others can’t. Thus, these ChimScans allow them to better clean it out.
Examples of Our Work
Rusted or Damaged Cap. If you have a masonry cap that is damaged or rusted, this could be an indicator of a worse problem. Rust could mean there is further water damage to other parts of the chimney. This could mean possible structural dmage. A broken cap could lead to a possible animal, water, or debris issue. If you notice that your cap has damage or rust, call Fireplace Doctor and schedule our expert safety inspection.
Chimney Sweep and Cleaning. Maintaining the wellbeing of your chimney is very important. If your chimney goes uncleaned for too long, it could present some serious hazards. A buildup of soot and creosote can be flammable and cause a chimney fire. mold and untouched water damage can cause structural issues. If you require expert chimney cleaning services, call on the Fireplace Doctor to keep your chimney, and your home, safe and protected.
Prefabricated Fireplace Installation. Many homeowners prefer a prefabricated chimney and fireplace system over a masonry. A prefab fireplace is usually less challenging to keep clean, as it accumulates creosote much slower. Also, it is the more aesthetic choice, as many homeowners will match the design of the chimney to the rest of there home. If you would like a prefab chimney installed, call the Fireplace Doctor.
- Chimney Sweeping: Fireplace Doctor practices professional chimney sweeping services. We work from the bottom to the top, removing any and all soot and creosote buildup. We are mindful of your home, and take precautions to ensure your house stays just the way it was. We lay down tarps and vacuum everything as soon as it falls into the fireplace, to make sure your floors stay clean and unharmed. Trust in the Fireplace Doctor for a professional and quality chimney sweep.
- Humane Animal Removal: Raccoons, Birds, Squirrels, and Bats are the most common animals that Fireplace Doctor finds stowing away in our customers’ fireplaces and chimneys. When the animals get inside the chimney, they make nests, cause damage, get trapped, and even leave behind a treat for you to smell later. Our Technicians are professionally trained to remove these animals in the safest possible manner. We also give a standard cap installation to prevent any future encounters.
- Water Leak Services: Water Leaks are one of the most common issues with chimneys and fireplaces, especially in Decatur. They can cause serious structural damage and safety hazards. If you see the signs of water damage, like mold, rust, or broken mortar, then call the Fireplace Doctor for expert water leak repair.
- Masonry Repairs: Fireplace Doctor of Decatur, Alabama offers many masonry repairs. We offer professional tuckpointing, crown repair, flue repair, relining, storm damage repair, and more.
- Installations: We offer professional prefabricated or masonry chimney and fireplace installation. Also, we install ash-dump doors, clean-out doors, wood stoves, and more
- Inspections: Our expert chimney and fireplace technicians practice 21-point safety inspections which are guaranteed to locate any hazard or problems that might cause problems for you or your home.
- Creosote Removal: If you have a chimney then creosote is something you should be concerned about. It’s the number one cause of thousands of chimney fires a year and can be harmful even if you never experience a chimney fire. It’s essential that every homeowner knows what creosote is and works with a professional chimney sweep company to prevent it from harming your chimney.
Why Our Customers Choose Us
Get To Know Decatur, Alabama.
Decatur is a city in Morgan and Limestone counties in the U.S. state of Alabama. The city, nicknamed “The River City”, is located in Northern Alabama on the banks of Wheeler Lake, along the Tennessee River. It is the largest city and county seat of Morgan County. The population in 2010 was 55,683.
Cook Museum of Natural Science
The Cook Museum of Natural Science is a 501c3, a nonprofit foundation with a mission to engage, excite and educate visitors of all ages about the natural world around them. Located in Downtown, Decatur, AL, the museum will serve as an educational destination and cultural venue for various programs and meetings across North Alabama. The museum will offer multiple interactive exhibits, immersive educational experiences inside and outside of a classroom setting, STEAM programs, event space rentals, and the first Natures Table restaurant in Alabama!
Old Decatur Historic District
The Old Decatur & Albany Historic Districts of Decatur make up the largest concentration of Victorian-era craftsmen & bungalow homes in Alabama. Often referred to as “The Painted Ladies,” some date to the early 1800s, while others were constructed around the turn of the century. Both are listed in the National Register of Historical Places. Find a detailed tour map at the Visitor Center on 6th Ave
Historic Railroad Depot
This 1905 railroad depot has undergone a $2.5M restoration. Today one-half of the depot is a police station and the other half is a train museum containing original railroad materials as well as model electric trains(HO, O, and G Scale). An HO model train layout contains scale replicas of many Decatur facilities. A true gem.