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Local Chimney Services and Fireplace Repairs

At The Fireplace Doctor Chimney Sweep Lafayette Louisiana 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 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.
  • Inspections will identify sooty buildup as well as ventilation issues. At Fireplace Doctor Chimney Sweep Lafayette Louisiana 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 use high-grade equipment to remove hazards properly, quickly, and safely. With the use of ChimScans, advanced videoing technology, our chimney sweeps can see the parts of your chimney that others can’t. Thus, these ChimScans allow them to better clean it out.
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Breathe Fresh Air
  • If all of the smoke is not leaving your chimney, it’s entering back into your house and worse, into your lungs. This can be caused by animals creating blockages as well as water damage. Animal waste is also a source of respiratory diseases. We have experience and training for humane animal removal and for all degrees of chimney cleaning to remove leftover waste, nests, or other debris. Certainly, hiring a professional is the safest way to solve a chimney air quality issue.
Our Services
  • 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 the state of Louisiana. 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 Chimney Sweep Lafayette Louisiana for expert water leak repair.
  • Masonry Repairs: Fireplace Doctor Chimney Sweep Lafayette Louisiana 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 a 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 chimneys 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.
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Chimney Sweep Lafayette Louisiana
Lafayette is a city in southern Louisiana. Downtown, the Alexandre Mouton House, also known as the Lafayette Museum, has 1800s furnishings. The Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum features folk art, Japanese prints, and mid-20th-century works by artist Henry Botkin. Southwest of town, LARC’s Acadian Village recreates 19th-century settler life, with reconstructed homes and a general store set along a bayou.
Exploring Lafayette
Lafayette Science Museum
The cultural heritage of Southwestern Louisiana is preserved at this combination museum and planetarium, which houses over 1,000 paintings, prints, and sculptures of Louisiana artists and regularly changing exhibits and planetarium programs.
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist
This quasi-Romanesque brick cathedral in Lafayette is worth a look.
Acadian Village
Step back in time to a small 19th-century Cajun bayou community, which includes genuine Cajun homes relocated and combined with recreated period buildings and a Native American museum.
Vermilionville
Get a taste of life for the 18th-century Acadian settlers in this 23-acre village with meticulously recreated period homes, costumed staff demonstrating arts and crafts and a restaurant serving Cajun and Creole food.
Our Workmanship
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Chimney Cleaning Tip: DIY Edition

Everyone loves to watch the D.I.Y. home renovations or crafts or hidden cleaning hacks. Well, here is one for those who want to attempt to clean their chimney at home. Below is a guide to aid in the cleaning of your own chimney. Remember, it is okay to not do this yourself and schedule a cleaning service to save your hours of labor. Do You Need A Chimney & Fireplace Service? Keeping up with your DIY chimney cleaning is great, but it is best to still invest in seasonal cleaning for the best...
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The Hurricane Season Is In Full Effect

Hurricane season is upon us and most who live near the coast know what that means; major preparation and horrible damage.   Hurricanes threaten lives and also cause thousands of dollars worth of property damage.   Last year alone, 15 lives were taken by hurricanes (not within the United States). While that may seem insignificant, the fact still remains; hurricanes take lives.   While it is most important to protect your life, your house needs to be taken care of as well.   During strong...
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Timing For A Chiming Cleaning

With winter coming to an end, spring and summer are coming quickly to take their place. As the seasons change, homeowners are beginning to deep clean their homes to have a fresh start to the new year. Plans for spring break and summer vacation are being made, which means there are going to be things that get left unattended. Your chimney is one of many things that tend to get forgotten. Do not make that mistake this year. The heat and humidity coming in the next few months can lead to animals...
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Need a chimney sweep and live near the water?

Do you need a chimney sweep and live by a lake or other body of water? How about a chimney repair? If so, Fireplace Doctor Chimney Sweeps has been doing repairs, sweeps, and maintenance near you for over 30 years! We do masonry repairs, install new chimneys, and specialize in the Chimney Sweep trade. Any maintenance related to a chimney; we are the team to call. Having a professional who is an expert in their trade is what makes the difference. You would not want a car mechanic building your...
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Help: My Chimney Is Leaking!

Uh oh. Water is coming from somewhere, and it looks like the fireplace is the culprit! If you fear your chimney is leaking, it’s best to call in a professional chimney sweep right away to address any necessary repairs. The sooner you get it done, the less overall damage you’ll end up facing. Not to mention, your fireplace will thank you! Dangers & Damages Behind A Leak So, what happens when a leak continues to occur? Unresolved water issues are a serious problem when it comes to...
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Common Chimney Terms To Know

Carrying on a conversation with an expert in any field can be difficult for anyone if they are not aware of the terminology. Your chimney and fireplace framework comprises segments that cooperate to provide you warm and comfortable fires. There is a wide range of terms and phrases that chimney sweeps use frequently. If there are problems, then it is helpful to have the background knowledge of terms to understand their dialog of the components. Below are a few terms to know when speaking to a...
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Tips on Dryer Vent Care

Keeping your dryer vents clean is significant for various reasons which incorporate vitality reserve funds as well as security. Take a gander at the rear of your dryer. You are probably going to see a container like or a cylinder like framework running from it and into a wall or out a window of your home. This is the air dryer vent. The issue is that garments will in general have residue, trash, and just texture particles on them. During the drying cycle, this material gets into the dryer vent...
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Menacing Chimney Leak

Recently noticed water around your fireplace, chimney, or the surrounding area? You probably have a leaking chimney on your hands, which can be a bump in the road for you and the comfort of your home and everyday life. However, A leaking chimney does not always manifest itself in obvious ways. Many homeowners falsely assume that all leaky chimneys present themselves as visible water in the fireplace or flue, but chimney leaks can originate from a few different places. If you have seen splits...
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Types of Chimneys

Mortgage holders have numerous alternatives for gas or wood-consuming chimneys, yet the decisions can be to some degree befuddling if the real factors are not promptly accessible. The web can be a decent hot-spot for research, however there are a ton of locales that do not give precise or careful data, so settling on a decision can be troublesome. The accompanying should assist with helping mortgage holders in settling on the significant choice about what kind of chimney to introduce in their...
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What You Can Expect When Having A Chimney Sweep

If there is a wood-burning fireplace in your home that isn’t used very often, then you may feel there is no reason to have it swept. However, having your chimney serviced once or twice a year improves the quality of air in your home and gets rid of creosote and other harmful debris. Your chimney sweep can provide feedback on how your fireplace has been functioning and will suggest additional operating tips to improve its performance. A chimney free of debris lets you enjoy your fireplace...
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Proper Use of Fireplace Tools

Remember the times that your grandparents or parents told you not told play with the fancy set of tools as a kid? Well, those 'fun toys' are known as fireplace tools. Most people use these as a statement piece next to their unused fireplace. In all honesty, these tools are meant to maintain a fire, making it easier to clean and control. These toolsets typically come with six different individual tools, each has its own purpose. Using the fireplace tools, you can take care of a fire without...
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Sealant Types for Chimney Cap

On any home, the chimney is noticed often by visitors. It is subject to continuously changing climates throughout the seasons. The preparing sun, rising stickiness, driving precipitation, and profound freeze from the outside components negatively affect the brickwork. Keep in mind that the bricks are normally strong structure material, but they can take on a lot of wear and tear. The best preventative measure for damage of dampness and water is to block with a sealant. What is the best sealant...
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Summer Tips: Prepare for Major Storms

The 2021 Hurricane Season is officially here. And when a major storm hits your area, you may encounter some structural damage in your home, including to your chimney. While chimneys are normally able to withstand the elements, they are not indestructible. The fierce winds, heavy rain, and flying debris associated with hurricanes can cause both surface and structural damage to chimneys, and the full degree of the wreck can be hard to observe with an undeveloped eye or without exceptional...
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The Importance of Chimney Sweeping

People often put off getting in touch with their trusted chimney sweeper, because they don’t want to spend the money. The truth is, the cost of hiring the chimney sweeper you prefer every year, will save you money on your heating bill, and having a clean chimney will allow your fires to last longer. You will also decrease the chances of a chimney fire, which can cause severe damage to your home. Most people with fireplaces don’t think about the importance of the chimney sweeper they hire. Many...
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The Scary Honest Truth About Chimney Fires

As you settle in and get comfortable before your fire, the exact opposite thing you are probably going to consider is the state of your chimney. Nonetheless, in the event that you don't think about to it before you light flames, your delight might be exceptionally brief. Why? Filthy stacks can cause fireplace fires, which harm structures, wreck homes, and harm or murder individuals. There are upwards of 25,000 fireplace fires bringing about $125 million or more in property damage each year in...
Our Testimonials

“The Fireplace Doctor did a sweep and safety inspection on my chimney. They said mine was really dirty and needed the sweep badly. I didn’t end up getting the repair they recommended because they said it could wait a year and that’s when I would need another sweep anyway. Honest friendly guys and I will choose them again next year.”

Johnny W.

“Used their services on a home for sale & they worked pure magic on the fireplace. In no way did I expect the improvement they were able to make in function & appearance. I cannot recommend them highly enough. Incredible skill, on time, professional. Wonderful experience.”
 
 
 
Morgan A

“Fireplace Doctor came out and told me what material I needed and gave me a premium repair at a fair price. I appreciate a company that trusts what they do and even lets you see pictures of all their work. Truly a great experience.”
 
 
 
Ken S.