Chimney caps prevent rain and snow from entering the chimney flues and help to keep it off of the crown. Even if this were the only reason for installing a chimney cap, it would be a worthwhile investment. Rain water can make your chimney smell bad, especially in warm weather and the chimney is dirty or has animal droppings along the smoke shelf. Water can cause deterioration of the chimney through a series of freeze/thaw cycles. After some time your chimney may need major chimney repair. which can cost thousands of dollars.
Chimney caps, often called a flue caps, also keeps out unwanted animals such as squirrels, raccoons, and birds. These pests can build nests that can keep the chimney from working properly and can cause fires. Pests like to raise their young in the dark and warm smoke shelf, which sits just a couple of feet from your living room.
Backpuffing occurs when the fireplace smoke comes back into the house. This can result from several factors. One of them is a downdraft. A chimney cap can help stop downdrafts.
Which chimney cap is best for your chimney? Do you need copper or a stainless steel cover? Our authorized technicians have the experience to help you make an informed decision. Our service vehicles are well stocked with the proper tools and supplies and a large inventory of single flue and multi-flue chimney caps. We have most sizes in stock and can handle 98% of the work we encounter, on the spot!
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Copper Caps are Available upon request at an additional cost. Most copper covers are special order. Custom Chimney Caps in all sizes are available.
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