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Let Paint N Peel Do The Hard Work!

Even a beautiful fireplace can seem dated if the surrounding masonry is dirty. However, cleaning masonry can be a work-intensive, time-consuming process that requires the use of harsh chemicals. Likewise, painting the fireplace may cover the staining but permanently changes the masonry.

Homeowners now have an alternative to spending hours scrubbing their fireplace’s masonry. Paint N Peel gives homeowners the ability to quickly and easily remove years of staining from smoke, ash, and soot from their masonry without using harsh chemicals.

What is Paint N Peel?

Paint N Peel, a Chimney Saver product, can be used to remove masonry staining without damaging or changing the original color of the underlying bricks and mortar. With a formula specifically designed for removing stains caused by smoke and soot, Paint N Peel helps the natural masonry shine.

Paint N Peel vs Other Cleaning Methods

Paint N Peel differs from other masonry cleaning methods. First, it does not use harsh chemicals. This is beneficial when cleaning interior masonry as it will not affect the air quality in your home or cause breathing issues for those with allergies or asthma. Likewise, its easy to apply formula eliminates the need to spend hours on end scouring and scrubbing.

Power washing removes stains from exterior masonry and causes significant damage to bricks and mortar. While this cleaning method may remove stains, the extreme pressure from the water can cause serious damage to the masonry. Paint N Peel is effective at removing stains without damaging the underlying masonry.

Many homeowners choose to paint their masonry when it becomes stained. While this covers the stains, the paint will irreparably cover the brick; this will prevent you – and any future owners of your home – from enjoying the natural masonry, as well as affect the naturally porous properties of the bricks.

How Paint N Peel Works

Paint N Peel is fast, effective, and easy to use. A thick coat of the product is applied to the stained masonry using product-specific brushes. This covers every nook, crevice, and cranny of the bricks and mortar. The Paint N Peel then cures and sets for between 6 and 12 hours.

As it dries, the Paint N Peel forms a nontoxic film that easily peels away from the masonry. When peeled away, the product will also remove years of staining and leave the masonry looking restored to its original beauty.

.Paint N Peel can be used on masonry both inside and outside your home. However, there are some restrictions. The product should only be applied when the temperature is between 45 and 95 degrees. Therefore, only use Paint N Peel on exterior masonry during the milder months of spring and fall.

You don’t have to live with a dirty fireplace or stained chimney. To restore the natural beauty of your masonry, contact Clean Sweeps of Michigan to schedule your next appointment or to learn more about Paint N Peel!

Don’t Forget Chimney Inspection When Buying A Home

Fireplaces are consistently the most requested features for new home buyers. Homeowners are willing to pay the price to have one inside their home. While most buyers want a fireplace in their home, they lack the proper skills to evaluate it. Many home inspectors also lack the knowledge to spot problems associated with fireplace when buying a house. It is extremely important to have a chimney inspection performed by a certified professional before buying the new home. If you are looking for or if you have found your dream home, make sure to include a chimney inspection in addition to the home inspection. This will give you a peace of mind that your home’s fireplace is clean, safe, and ready to use.

The importance of chimney inspections for home buyers

Buying a home is an enormous investment. That is why we think it’s really important to ensure your entire home is in good condition before closing. Most buyers trust their home inspector to spot any potential problems. Only a few inspector have training regarding fireplaces and chimneys. Even thorough home inspections can fail to uncover serious safety or structural problems of a chimney system. When buying your new home, it is your right to request an inspection by an independent chimney sweep after under contract. While it is your responsibility to pay for this expense, an additional chimney inspection can help uncover any hidden fireplace or chimney problems. It can also help to identify repairs that need to be addressed before closing.

What if they already have the chimney inspected?

Many sellers include documentation from a chimney sweep as part of their disclosures about the home. If this is the case, buyers can still request a second independent chimney inspection. While a second inspection seem like an overkill, it serves as a confirmation of your findings in the original report or uncover potential hidden problems. If you have recently purchased a home, but you did not receive a report from a chimney sweep as part of the disclosures. It is extremely important to have the chimney system inspected before using your fireplace. In addition, to ensure there are no safety or structural problems with your chimney system, a preliminary inspection will help to give you a baseline to compare your chimney’s condition from year to year.

Sellers need inspections, too!

When preparing to sell your home, a chimney sweeping and inspection need be included on your to-do list before it goes on the market. Having a professional inspection before listing your home gives you a chance to identify repairs. It also reduce the risk of unpleasant surprises during home inspection. It is recommended to include a report from a licensed chimney sweep. This not only gives potential buyers a peace of mind about the fireplace system and reassure them their new home is safe.

Let us help!

Don’t be surprised or discouraged by a damaged chimney after closing your dream home. Instead, request a independent chimney inspection to ensure your new fireplace is safe, sound, and ready to use. For more information about chimney inspections for real estate, contact Clean Sweeps of Michigan today at 517-529-4453!

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