Dangers of Unmaintained Fireplaces and Chimneys
March 13, 2023
Fireplaces and chimneys can be wonderful additions to any home. They offer warmth and comfort, create an inviting atmosphere, and can even add value to your property. However, it’s important to remember that fireplaces and chimneys require regular maintenance in order to ensure they operate safely. Leaving them unmaintained can pose serious risks to your home and family. At Town […]
How Often Should I Get My Chimney Cleaned?
February 22, 2023
Chimneys have heated our homes for centuries, and for good reason, they’re both aesthetically appealing, as well as an efficient heating source. Chimneys don’t require much care, only needing to be cleaned every so often depending on your usage. At Town and Country Chimney, we’ve been providing both home and business owners with our chimney cleaning services for years. If […]
Prevention Goes a Long Way
November 15, 2017
Building a fire in the fireplace or wood stove for the first time each year signals the changing seasons, and the excitement of the holidays just around the corner. But before you light that first fire, there are some things you need to do to ensure your safety and the safety of your family. Inspection By carefully inspecting your chimney […]
The Dangers of Not Cleaning Your Chimney
October 10, 2017
With the temperatures beginning to drop here on the east coast it’s tempting to build that first fire in the fireplace for some extra warmth, glow, and ambiance in your home. But before you build that first fire, it is essential to make sure your chimney is clean and clear. Not maintaining a clean chimney can be dangerous for your […]
Can I Clean My Chimney Myself?
September 15, 2017
With fall coming and cooler temperatures slowly making there way to Maryland you may be starting to think about crackling fires on cool fall and winter nights. But before you build that first fire, it’s important that you check and clean your chimney first. It may be tempting to clean your chimney yourself, but it is more complicated than you […]
Maryland Chimney Relining Services
August 28, 2017
While summer may not be over just yet, it’s a good time to start considering a Maryland chimney relining service. As temps start to cool off, you’ll wish your chimney was 100% ready for the season. One major part of your chimney that’s extremely important to keep in top working condition is your chimney liner. Chimneys, well at least the […]
July 14, 2017
The chimney is an often-neglected part of the home that many homeowners do not realize needs proper care and maintenance to be safe and efficient. The inside of your chimney should be regularly inspected and cleaned, but what about the outside? The exterior of your chimney is exposed to the elements daily and should be cared for and treated just […]
How Does Chimney Sweeping Work?
June 26, 2017
If your home has a fireplace or wood-burning stove, it has a chimney that carries smoke from the fire to the outside of your house. Did you know that regular chimney sweeping is necessary to ensure safe wood burning inside your home? Let’s take a look at some FAQs about how chimney sweeping works! What is the chimney sweeping process? […]
When Should I Have my Chimney Cleaned?
May 26, 2017
In order to ensure that your chimney is in the best condition, it is important to have it regularly cleaned. This keeps the inside of your home safe from smoke, chemicals, and other contaminants that fire produces, and promotes safe wood-burning during the colder seasons. Why does my chimney need regular cleaning? Creosote is a harmful chemical that builds up […]
What Do Chimney Caps Do?
April 28, 2017
Have you ever stopped to notice the contraption that sits atop the chimney on houses with fireplaces or wood stoves? You’ve probably seen them before, but do you know what they’re really there for? These cage-like contraptions are called chimney caps and they are a necessary piece of hardware for any chimney! What does a chimney cap do? The primary […]