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CHIMNEY & FIREPLACE TORNADO DAMAGE

Damage from tornadoes comes from the strong winds they contain and the flying debris they create. It is generally believed that tornadic wind speeds can be as high as 300 mph in the most violent tornadoes. Wind speeds that high can cause automobiles to become airborne, rip ordinary homes to shreds, and turn broken glass and other debris into lethal missiles. This can cause serious damage to homes and businesses. If you believe that you have Fireplace and Chimney damage from storm or tornado damage, call the Fireplace Doctor today!

Local Chimney Services and Fireplace Repairs

At The Fireplace Doctor Chimney Sweep Savannah Georgia 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. Call Fireplace Doctor Chimney Sweep Savannah Georgia today.

Prevent Chimney Fires
  • Hiring our certified Chimney Sweep Savannah Georgia 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 Savannah Georgia, 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 Sweep Savannah Georgia 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. Call Fireplace Doctor Chimney Sweep Savannah Georgia today.
Our Services
  • Humane Animal Removal:  Raccoons, Birds, Squirrels, and Bats are the most common animals that Fireplace Doctor Chimney Sweep Savannah Georgia 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 Georgia. 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 Savannah Georgia for expert water leak repair.
  • Masonry Repairs: Fireplace Doctor Chimney Sweep Savannah Georgia offers many masonry repairs. We offer professional tuckpointing, crown repair, flue repair, relining, storm damage repair, and more.
  • Installations: Fireplace Doctor Chimney Sweep Savannah Georgia offers 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 Savannah homeowner knows what creosote is and works with a professional chimney sweep company to prevent it from harming your chimney. Fireplace Doctor Chimney Sweep Savannah Georgia.

Chimney Sweep Savannah Georgia

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Exploring Savannah
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Savannah, a coastal Georgia city, is separated from South Carolina by the Savannah River. It’s known for manicured parks, horse-drawn carriages and antebellum architecture. Its historic district is filled with cobblestoned squares and parks such as Forsyth Park shaded by oak trees covered with Spanish moss. At the center of this picturesque district is the landmark, Gothic-Revival Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist.

Forsyth Park

Forsyth Park is a large city park that occupies 30 acres in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia. The park is bordered by Gaston Street on the North, Drayton Street on the East, Park Avenue on the South and Whitaker Street on the West.

It contains walking paths, a children’s play area, a Fragrant Garden for the blind, a large fountain, tennis courts, basketball courts, areas for soccer and Frisbee, and home field for Savannah Shamrocks Rugby Club. From time to time, there are concerts held at Forsyth to the benefit of the public.

Savannah Historic District

The Savannah Historic District is a large urban U.S. historic district that roughly corresponds to the pre-civil war city limits of Savannah, Georgia. The area was declared a National Historic Landmark District in 1966, and is one of the largest urban, community-wide historic preservation districts in the United States.

The district was made in recognition of the Oglethorpe Plan, a unique sort of urban planning begun by James Oglethorpe at the city’s founding and propagated for the first century of its growth. The plan of the historic portions of Savannah is based on the concept of a ward, as defined by James Oglethorpe.

Each ward had a central square, around which were arrayed four trust lots and four tythings. Each trust lot was to be used for a civic purpose, such as a school, government building, church, museum, or other public venue, while the tythings were each subdivided into ten lots for residential use. The wards were oriented in a rectlinear grid with north-south and east-west alignment.

Wormsloe Historic Site

The Wormsloe Historic Site, informally known as Wormsloe Plantation, is a state historic site near Savannah, Georgia, in the southeastern United States. The site consists of 822 acres protecting part of what was once the Wormsloe Plantation, a large estate established by one of Georgia’s colonial founders, Noble Jones.

The site includes a picturesque 1.5 miles oak avenue, the ruins of Jones’ fortified house built of tabby, a museum, and a demonstration area interpreting colonial daily life. In 1736, Noble Jones obtained a grant for 500 acres of land on the Isle of Hope that would form the core of Wormsloe.

He constructed a fortified house on the southeastern tip of the island overlooking the Skidaway Narrows, a strategic section of the Skidaway River located along the Intracoastal Waterway roughly halfway between downtown Savannah and the Atlantic Ocean.

The fortified house was part of a network of defensive structures established by James Oglethorpe, founder of Georgia, and early Georgia colonists to protect Savannah from a potential Spanish invasion.

Telfair Museums

Telfair Museums, in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia, was the first public art museum in the Southern United States. Founded through the bequest of Mary Telfair, a prominent local citizen, and operated by the Georgia Historical Society until 1920, the museum opened in 1886 in the Telfair family’s renovated Regency style mansion, known as the Telfair Academy.

The museum currently contains a collection of over 4,500 American and European paintings, sculptures, and works on paper, housed in three buildings: the 1818 Telfair Academy; the 1816 Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, which are both National Historic Landmarks designed by British architect William Jay in the early nineteenth century; and the contemporary Jepson Center for the Arts, designed by Moshe Safdie and completed in 2006.

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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.

“Fireplace Doctor came out on time and inspected my chimney including photos of each area of concern.”
 
 
 
 
Arya F.

“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.

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Practical and Invaluable

From colonial times to now, fireplaces have been an important part of the American household. Offering more than heat and warmth, fireplaces are a traditional centerpiece of American history; the place where people gather to talk, eat, and share the great memories of life. While fireplaces hold practical worth, they also have a fundamental value that cannot be overlooked. A 2013 study by the National Association of Realtors found that “fireplaces were most common in higher-priced homes, homes...
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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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Chimney Variation and Construction

There are many types of chimneys that I have yet to talk about and their differences. Three of which people may typically think of when thinking of fireplace, masonry chimneys, metal chimneys, and prefabricated chimneys. However, stove chimneys are their breed, and within each of the categories are subcategories. At its base, all a chimney is a tube up from the box to let out dangerous and possibly harmful fumes. This tube can be called the flue, and the place where the fire is lit is the...
Storm Damage

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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How To Prepare Your Kindling for Winter

Nothing is cozier on a cold evening than a popping fire, warm and gleaming, in the chimney or oven. Wood heat is likewise more affordable than numerous gas or electric heaters and can be more viable for home warming and cooking in numerous zones. In any case, by what method would it be a good idea for you to store your kindling to be certain it is prepared for it to be utilized exactly when you need it most? Assuming you are finished splitting your logs, the next thing to do is arrange and...
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Proper Fireplace Cleaning Guide

When you think of a fireplace, the image of brick or stonework as the framework and live burning seasoned wood logs in the center. Fireplaces are considered to be part of the home, so why not take care of it as such? You routinely clean your home, so why not clean it routinely as well? Below is a helpful guide to keeping your fireplace looking and working brand new. Cleaning Your Gas Fireplace Gas fireplaces have many benefits. They provide the heat of a wood fireplace without the smoke and...
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Chimney flue advantages for any home

A chimney with a flue is a significant advantage for any home. It takes into consideration the comfortable solace of a warm hearth and fire for most homes. If you are a homeowner with a flue, count yourself lucky for good reasons. The delight of a working chimney with loved ones is best in class. WHAT'S A CHIMNEY FLUE? Think about a chimney flue as an exhaust pipe that transports smoke and ignition items securely outside. Fumes drafts up your smokestack since it is warm and light, completing...
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When It’s Time for a Chimney Repair or Replacement

Your chimney is more than just a part of  your home. It plays a very significant role in ensuring your safety and that of your family and property. A chimney directs noxious gases, heat and fumes safely out of your home. That is why the chimney must be in proper working condition if it is to continue being effective. A faulty or damaged chimney puts you and your family in danger of a house fire or a carbon monoxide poisoning. That’s why it’s very important to schedule regular...
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Tips: Chimney History

In early history, fires were implicit fire pits in the focal point of rooms to give warmth to structures and homes; however, the early Romans started utilizing chimneys to deliver heat and to cook inside. Ventilation happened when pastry kitchens introduced tubes in the dividers to allow smoke to go out. The earliest indications of real chimney use date to the thirteenth century in Italy yet wasn't until the fifteenth and sixteenth century that they took on a cosmetic appeal with residents...
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Do You Have Hurricane Sally Damage?

We all know the damages leftover from hurricanes and flooding. Tropical storms and hurricanes bring high winds that can tear up chimney flashing, chimney caps, and chimney crowns and influence the bricks to chip. While stacks are normally sufficiently able to withstand the awful climate, they additionally have higher exposure to them. Strong winds joined with a hefty downpour, and debris made both surface and basic harm to structures including rooftops and chimneys. Along with bringing down...
Stormy Weather

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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Summer cleaning

Despite the fact that the glow and dampness of summer are still upon us, right now is an ideal opportunity to begin contemplating the protected activity of chimney for the up and coming fall and winter season. The threat of a filthy stack is not to be downplayed and is unquestionably suggested that you make arrangements before the chilly climate shows up. A substance called creosote will develop and cake the sides of your fireplace. The risk of creosote is that it is basically unburned wood...
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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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Let’s Talk Chimney Odor

Is there an awful stench originating from your chimney? Odds are, your home has Stinky Fireplace Syndrome. The scent is normally more terrible in the late spring when the moistness is high, and the climate control system is turned on. Nobody needs their chimney to smell – it can ruin your whole home. While it might appear as though all hope is lost, there is a solution. Before we jump into that, let's talk about some possible causes of chimney odor. Causes of Chimney Odor Chimney odor can be...
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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...

Get To Know Your Town

Savannah (/səˈvænə/) is the oldest city in the U.S. state of Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham County. Established in 1733 on the Savannah River, the city of Savannah became the British colonial capital of the Province of Georgia and later the first state capital of Georgia.

A strategic port city in the American Revolution and during the American Civil War, Savannah is today an industrial center and an important Atlantic seaport. It is Georgia’s fifth-largest city, with a 2019 estimated population of 144,464. The Savannah metropolitan area, Georgia’s third-largest, had an estimated population of 393,353 in 2019.

Each year Savannah attracts millions of visitors to its cobblestone streets, parks, and notable historic buildings.

These buildings include the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low (founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA), the Georgia Historical Society (the oldest continually operating historical society in the South), the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences (one of the South’s first public museums), the First African Baptist Church (one of the oldest African-American Baptist congregations in the United States), Temple Mickve Israel (the third-oldest synagogue in the U.S.), and the Central of Georgia Railway roundhouse complex (the oldest standing antebellum rail facility in the U.S.).

Savannah’s downtown area, which includes the Savannah Historic District, the Savannah Victorian Historic District, and 22 parklike squares, is one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the United States (designated by the U.S. government in 1966). Downtown Savannah largely retains the original town plan prescribed by founder James Oglethorpe (a design now known as the Oglethorpe Plan).

Savannah was the host city for the sailing competitions during the 1996 Summer Olympics held in Atlanta.

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