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Fall weather and cooler temperatures have finally arrived! To ensure our customers have clean and safe fireplace systems this burning season, we are offering several fall promotions at Clean Sweeps of Michigan.

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One of our most popular promotions is back! For a limited time, receive $10 off your next chimney sweeping or inspection. This promotion is the perfect incentive to get your fall chimney sweep appointment scheduled today.

The importance of annual chimney maintenance

Our fireplaces and chimneys need annual maintenance in order to continue burning safely and efficiently. One of the most important ways to keep your chimney system safe in good condition is through a chimney sweeping and inspection.

During a chimney sweeping, the chimney technician uses brushes, vacuums, and other tools and equipment to remove soot, ash, and creosote from the flue. The removal of creosote is especially important; while it is a naturally occurring byproduct of combustion, creosote is highly flammable. When it accumulates in the flue, the risk of accidental ignition of the creosote – and chimney fires – increases significantly.

Another important part of annual chimney maintenance is a chimney inspection.

“A chimney inspection is like an annual dental check-up,” says Ashley Eldridge, Director of Education for the CSIA. “It’s preventative maintenance that helps minimize potential hazards.”

A chimney inspection allows the chimney technician to view all accessible portions of the interior and exterior of the chimney system if any areas of damage or deterioration are found, recommendations for repairs can be made.

Regency free accessory fall promotion

Through December 1st, 2019, Clean Sweeps of Michigan is happy to offer our customers free fireplace accessories from Regency fireplaces. A free blower is available with the purchase of wood-burning systems, free venting is available when purchasing gas products, and a free log set is offered with qualifying outdoor products.

Why choose Regency fireplace products

Regency fireplaces, stoves, and inserts are the best of the best; these fireplace systems have helped set the industry standard for high quality and durability. While Regency fireplaces will help keep your home warm for years to come, the products also include a limited lifetime warranty. This can help give homeowners additional peace of mind when purchasing and installing a new heating appliance from Regency.

Fall may be here already, but there is still time to install a new fireplace, stove, or insert from Regency fireplaces. These high-quality products will ensure you and your family can enjoy safe and efficient heat all winter long. The Regency free accessory promo promotion will last from September 16th to December 1st.

Don’t miss out on our fall promotions – call today!

Fall is a busy time of year for chimney sweeps, but at Clean Sweeps of Michigan we are happy to offer a number of promotions to our customers. Come in or call us today to take advantage of these limited-time offers.

What To Consider When Building A New Chimney

Do you wish you could sit in front of a roaring fire to keep warm this winter? Have a fireplace in the living room but wish there was another one in a different part of the house? There’s still time to have a new chimney system built before cold weather arrives!

Building a new chimney is a major undertaking – but also comes with major payoff. While there are a number of things that should be considered before building a new fireplace and chimney, there are also a number of benefits.

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The choice to build a new fireplace or chimney is not one that should be taken lightly. While there are a number of benefits, it is still a major construction project. The following are a few of the things that should be considered before making the decision to build a new chimney system.

  • Fuel choice. Wood? Gas? Pellets? Coal? Choosing the right fuel source is the first step in determining what kind of chimney system you need.
  • Aesthetics. Building a new chimney allows homeowners unprecedented choice when it comes to designing the aesthetics of their new fireplace system. By working with our team of expert masons, you can design a fireplace that meets your heating needs – and fits into the style of your home.
  • Building materials. Budget, style, and fuel source are just a few of the things that should be considered when choosing the building materials for a new chimney. Natural stone and bricks are the most popular building materials due to their durability and ability to withstand heat.

Benefits of building a new chimney

Building a new chimney system is a major undertaking that reaps major rewards. The following are three of the many reasons to build a new fireplace system.

  1. Add value. There’s no way around it – building a new chimney and fireplace is a major investment. However, it also has major returns. The National Association of Realtors found that 40% of potential buyers would pay extra for a home with a fireplace. Likewise, a survey by the National Center for Real Estate Research found that “fireplaces have a strong, positive effect on selling price with each fireplace adding about 12 percent.”
  2. Make damaged chimneys useable again. Chimney fires, settling, or years of neglect can make chimneys unsafe to use. By choosing to tear down and rebuild the chimney system, homeowners can make it safe to use their fireplace again.
  3. Stand out from the crowd. A survey by the National Association of Homebuilders found that fireplaces are the second most requested home feature; adding one on to your home can make it more attractive to potential buyers if or when you decide to move.

There is still plenty of time to get a new chimney built so you can enjoy the benefits of a roaring fire all winter long. For more information about building the fireplace of your dreams, contact the masonry experts at Clean Sweeps of Michigan to set up a free consultation.

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