Chimney sweep service in Altamonte Springs
Being a full-service vent cleaning company in Altamonte Springs, Benzah Vent Cleaning LLC cleans not only the vents in your home but also your chimney. We are proud to offer thorough cleaning services for the interior and exterior of your chimney.
To book a no-obligation consultation with one of our representatives, call us at (407) 865-3295
Benzah Vent Cleaning LLC’s Chimney Inspections
Did you know that even if your chimney hasn’t been used for quite some time, it could still be a fire hazard? To ensure your chimney can be used safely, enlist our chimney inspection and cleaning services.
Our chimney sweep services begin with an in-person inspection to assess your chimney’s safety and efficiency. Our team will arrive at your property at the agreed-upon time. They’ll discuss your concerns and service inquires and give you all the information you need to feel confident in our services. We’ll conduct a comprehensive investigation of your chimney and show you our findings. From there, we’ll create a plan of action for restoring your chimney to optimal form.
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Why should have a chimney cleaning?
Your chimney allows you to enjoy the simple pleasure of sitting by a fire in your own home but we often forget that if a chimney is not properly taken care of then it will become a home fire waiting to happen. This is because chimney cleaning removes creosote, a substance that slowly accumulates on the walls of your chimney with each fire that is lit. Highly flammable, creosote lining the chimney can catch fire, bringing about a fire that blasts out of the chimney cap often spreading to other parts of the home.
How can I tell if I should call chimney cleaners?
Chimney fires are serious concerns, but how can you tell if you need the assistance of professional chimney sweepers? In general, it is recommended to have your chimney cleaned once a year, though it can be more frequent if you use your fireplace often. However, here are some indications that you should contact a reliable chimney cleaner right away.
First, make sure that there is no downdraft in the chimney. If there is open some windows in the area to even out the pressure. When there is no more downdraft put on goggles, a dust mask and grab a flashlight. With your fireplace poker scratch the surface above the smoke chamber. If scratch is as thing as a sheet of paper then you are probably good. However, if it is 1/8th of an inch or thicker, then it is time for a chimney cleaning. If it is about 1/4th then do not use your fireplace until it has been cleaned.
Creosote is a highly combustible tar-like substance that is the leading cause of chimney fires. Although unlined chimneys are more susceptible to creosote buildup, it can occur in any chimney. Other factors that produce creosote include having a restricted air supply, a cold flue, or if you burn unseasoned or wet wood.
Cleaning creosote is often a straightforward process when left to the professionals. However, in more extreme cases, chemical treatment will be necessary to remove it from your flue without damaging it.
Make sure you look after your chimney and avoid fire hazards. If you are not sure if there is creosote buildup in your chimney, call us at (407) 865-3295 for a risk-free inspection.
Masonry Issues with Your Chimney
Damaged chimneys present several risks to your home’s structural integrity. Masonry issues usually occur from temperature swings, which can cause the bricks to loosen, allowing water to seep into your walls. Benzah Vent Cleaning LLC can repair minor masonry issues in your home, which will extend your chimney’s lifespan and prevent future damage.
Chimney Cleaners You can Trust
At Benzah Vent Cleaning LLC, we are mindful that we are entering your private property and treat that with the respect it deserves. We guarantee to leave your house spotless when we are done our services. We place cloths and runners to protect your floor. We also vacuum any dust that is left in the air. We want to make sure that you have a safe and clean chimney that you can enjoy as soon as we’ve completed the job.
Our chimney sweepers place a strong emphasis on customer service and will only be satisfied with their work when you are. We pride ourselves on our rigorous hiring process that only allows us to hire professionally trained, experienced, and respectful workers. We are confident that our dedication to customer service will be evident from our first conversation until the job is done.