Chimney Liner Requirements Explained by Office of the State Building Inspector

The following is a correspondence from the Office of State Building Inspector referred to as interpretation No. 1-22-03. The State Building Code clarified with a formal interpretation of the requirements regarding chimneys and vents for oil and gas fired mechanical installations. So lets review some common situations you may run into. An existing interior chimney […]

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, It’s Dangers, and how a reline is The Best Fix!

Lets first start by stating some important facts. The chimney in your home is one of the most overlooked yet important components when considering your families safety. In short, your chimney is responsible for taking all the dangerous items of combustion including but not limited to carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning is extremely dangerous […]

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How Often Should I Sweep My Chimney

Chimney Champs is everyone’s favorite chimney and masonry company. We are home of the $99 sweep! For just $99 get any type of flue swept and inspected. The National Fire Prevention Association [NFPA] every flue should be inspected once a year for proper functionality and to ensure it is free from defect. “Chimneys, fireplaces, and […]

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All About Your Chimney

A masonry chimney is built and designed to vent harmful items of combustion created by your heating appliances like a furnace or fireplace. The actual part of the chimney that contains and vents these items of combustion are the terra cotta flue tiles. Without these flue tiles your appliances would destroy the chimney from the […]

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Association Fire Prevention Assistant

Chimney Champs presents the Condo Association Fire Prevention Assistant software. If you are part of a condo association or are in charge of collecting, saving and organizing the reports and you would like to sign up for our free software please contact office@chimneychamps.com. This software is 100% free and requires no commitment to use. We […]

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Smoke Chamber Code Upgrade

Smoke chamber code upgrade to bring your fireplace to compliance with NFPA standards. NFPA 211 states that all smoke chambers for wood-burning masonry fireplaces must be parged smooth with high-heat cement. Without this cement lining in the smoke chamber, small imperfections in the masonry of the fireplace or chimney can lead to devastating damage to […]

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