Chimney Repair Services | Bay Area Chimney

By: Bay Area Chimney  09-12-2011
Keywords: chimney, chimney cleaning, Chimney Repair

Chimney Cleaning & Repair

Hiring a professional chimney sweep to regularly clean your chimney means you can rest assured that your fireplace stays safe and clean for you and your family.

Bay Area Chimney specializes in certified chimney sweep services, including:

  • Regular chimney cleaning.
  • Chimney repair services for common chimney problems.
  • Chimney liner replacement.

Tidy & Professional Chimney Sweep

Our professionally-trained chimney sweeps are skilled, efficient, and clean. First, they will mask off your fireplace opening with a sheet of plastic. A vacuum will be running inside the plastic tent, and a drop cloth will be placed on the floor. The soot and creosote deposits are scraped off the walls of the flue and smoke chamber with brushes attached to flexible poles. The damper, smoke shelf, and hearth are then cleaned of any debris. Our careful methods mean there's no soot left in your home. In fact, we guarantee it.

How Long Does It Take To Clean My Chimney?

The cleaning may takes about an hour.

How Often Should I Clean My Chimney?

Chimney cleanings should be done each year, or when you first move into a new home.

Fire Escapes

We inspect and repair most types of residential and commercial fire escapes. Call us to schedule an appointment.

Air Ducts & Dryer Vents

Did you know that residential clothes dryer fires are one of the leading causes of house fires? But they can easily be avoided with a regular cleaning of your dryer vents. Bay Area Chimney is a specialist in cleaning all sorts of ducts, vents, and commercial HVAC duct and vent systems.

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Other products and services from Bay Area Chimney


Dryer Duct and HVAC Maintenance and Repair

Residential and commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems accumulate dirt and become a breeding ground for a variety of health threats such as dander, dust and pollen. Because the dryer duct is usually 4 inches in diameter, the slightest amount of deposit can greatly reduce the ability to exhaust. According to CPSC, annually there are 15,600 fires, 20 deaths and 370 injuries due to clothes dryer fires.


Fire Escape Repair and Inspection

We now offer complete fire escape inspection and repair services including necessary welding and ironwork. Seal all major connections for rust prevention by using silicone or similar material on the fire escape. Remove and replace any bolts that are in disrepair on the fire escape. Then paint or replace metal depending on severity of condition. We often find fire escape in serious disrepair. Diagonal Accordion scissor fire escape.


Chimney Services

Retrofitting a chimney with one of these UL listed, properly fitted and installed chimney lining system is the best way to reduce chimney draft, reduce masonry deterioration, and protect against carbon monoxide problems. Keeping your chimney clear of combustion deposits will ensure your chimney operates efficiently, while limiting your exposure to a chimney fire - an uncontrolled 2,000 degree fire inside your chimney.