A tight chimney seal and waterproofing chimney is the best prevention for water damage into your home. Over time, concrete grout and brick will open up and allow rain water to enter the chimney and fireplace. Waterproofing chimney costs are minimal compared to the damage avoided. A chimney seal is your best defense for water damage.
Elbow grease is required to dig out the old cracked and dried grout. Repointing the chimney with new grout and fixing any broken or chipped bricks solves the water problem. After all of the entrances of water are blocked, the entire structure is waterproofed with a coating designed to last upwards of 10 years. Waterproofing chimney structures is a wise investment for your home.
A well done chimney seal will last for a decade or more. During your annual chimney sweep inspection, any issues with water or cracks will be corrected. This includes the chimney flashing area also. Water finds its way into any small openings, even if they are not obvious.
When looking for wood burning stoves for sale near me, don’t waste your money on cheap, inferior stoves made overseas. High quality wood burning stoves will last a lifetime. Their finish will not peal off and the metal will not warp with use.
Remember, these stoves will reach temperatures over 1,000 degrees when fully stocked. The are very capable of heating an entire house during the worst of winter storms. As with most appliances today, you definitely get what you pay for with wood burning stoves.
Check out our wood burning stove store page for the manufacturers and models we install. Clear Chimney only installs the best quality stoves for your home. We may also have access to top quality used stoves at times. Often, our long time customers will upgrade their stoves or will want a new look. We can make a deal with them to buy their used wood burning stove. This allows us to offer a great stove at a significant discount to you. Only quality stoves are bought so you can rest assured we have your back.
Always check references and referrals when installing a stove
When you are deciding on buying a wood burning stoves for sale near me, be sure to check references. Clear Chimney’s testimonials are second to none. We have pages of 5 star reviews. Our customers are willing to spread the news about our locally owned, family business here in east Tennessee.
Call us for a free estimate on the cost of installing a new wood stove in your house. We will let you know about the codes for clearances around the stove. The materials that must be used for safety. All of our work is backed by our reputation and honest ways of doing business.
Don’t take a risk with your home. Saving a few dollars on an inferior wood burning stove never pays off over time. We will lay out every type of stove and the pros and cons of each. Call us now as the cold temperatures create a huge backlog in workload. We want you to have a great stove in time for the holidays and the winter ahead.
The cost of a gas fireplace depends on the quality and style of the gas logs. Also, the piping needed to connect propane or natural gas to the burner is tricky. Gas logs are available from big box stores at a low cost. Unfortunately, most of these are not high quality. They often fail within a few years.
The cost of a high quality set of gas logs installed with piping connected is budgeted around $4,500. This cost of a gas fireplace has many components. Do you have an existing propane tank? Do you have natural gas? Are the lines already in the fireplace? Again, there are so many factors for pricing the cost of a gas fireplace. But, that’s OK. We will lay out the options and show you dozens of options for your budget.
How can I see the various types of gas logs available?
Clear Chimney’s gas log store on our website shows the top quality and best selling gas logs we encounter. Click on the gas store picture above and you will see all of the options to choose from. We will come out to your home and go through the options, the prices and the scope of the work on your schedule.