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Whether you use your fireplace regularly or not the national safety standard is to have your chimney swept and inspected yearly.

This standard takes into account the fact that even if you don't use your chimney often, animals may build nests in the flue or there may be other types of deterioration that could make the chimney unsafe to use.

Book with us today to get a CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep to sweep & inspect your chimney

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 Investing in your chimney is investing in the reliability of your home
and the peace of mind it provides you and your family.

Chimney

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Chimney Inspections


We offer three different levels of inspections for chimneys:

Level 1. This inspection encompasses all easily accessible areas. No tools will be used to gain access to the inspected areas. A level one inspection should be used only on chimneys that are not suspected to have any damage.

Level 2. A level two inspection is more extensive. Whenever a homeowner changes the home’s heating system, sells their home, or suspects some kind of malfunction or damage, a level two inspection should be performed. We will do a video scan of the chimney to look for any damage or deterioration.

Level 3. The level three inspection is the most thorough. We may need to gain access to hidden or hard to reach areas. This could include cutting drywall or making alterations. Before allowing us to perform a level three inspection, we should discuss this. We will be able to explain the reason for this inspection and how best to approach it, if it becomes necessary.

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Chimney Services


Chimney Sweeping

Our sweeps use state-of-the-art equipment to sweep chimneys of all kinds, including wood, oil, and gas-burning chimneys. Sweeping removes creosote buildup, while sweeping your system, we inspect it to ensure that it’s in working order.

We look for any problems that could prevent peak performance and recommend what is needed for your system to burn cleanly and meet safety standards. An inspection is included with every sweep.

3 Reasons to Get a Chimney Cap

  • Rain: Moisture causes damage and leads to expensive repairs.
  • Animals: Birds and animals will make themselves at home
  • Sparks: Sometimes sparks and burning embers exit out of chimneys and catch fire to the roof or yard.

Top Mount Damper Caps

A damper cap reduces the load on air conditioners and heaters, provides a better seal against invading animals, birds and insects, improves performance, and pollution is reduced.

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Repairs & Rebuilds

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REPAIR AND REBUILD SERVICES


Stainless Steel Liners Stainless Steel Liners serve several purposes. They protect the house from heat transfer to combustibles, they protect the masonry from the bi-products of combustion that can cause corrosion, and they improve efficiency.

HeatShield®

Resurfacing of flue with CSIA approved HeatShield® Cerfractory Flue Sealant. The HeatShield Refractory Flue Sealant material restores the integrity of your chimney’s flue to vent hazardous flue gases from your home, it eliminates the dangers in your chimney caused by gaps, cracks, and spalling.

PCR

Fireplaces and wood stoves are designed to safely contain wood-fuel fires, while providing heat for a home. The chimneys that serve them have the job of expelling the by-products of combustion – the substances produced when wood burns. These include smoke, water vapor, gases, unburned wood particles, hydrocarbon, tar fog and assorted minerals.

As these substances exit the fireplace or wood stove, and flow up into the relatively cooler chimney, condensation occurs. The resulting residue that sticks to the inner walls of the chimney is called creosote.

Smoke Chamber Parging

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), defective smoke chambers are the third leading cause of chimney related house fires. For the safety and efficiency of your fireplace, it is important that any gaps, cracks, or holes in the smoke chamber be sealed and the brick corbelling be hand parged smooth.

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Top-Rated Chimney Sweep Company

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Exceptional Expertise

Our team boasts unparalleled industry knowledge and experience, positioning us as experts in our field. Trust us to navigate complexities with finesse and deliver solutions rooted in a deep understanding of your unique challenges.

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All-Inclusive Solutions

Experience the ease of end-to-end solutions that seamlessly address every aspect of your requirements. Our comprehensive approach ensures a holistic strategy, from conception to execution, tailored to meet your specific needs.

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Swift and Dependable

Count on us for rapid response times and unwavering reliability. We understand the urgency of your projects and consistently deliver with efficiency and dependability, exceeding your expectations.

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Customer-Focused Approach

Your success is our priority, and our customer-focused approach reflects this commitment. Enjoy personalized services that prioritize your goals, coupled with transparent communication to ensure your satisfaction throughout our partnership.

Dryer Ducts & Real Estate

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DRYER DUCTS


Everyone knows to clean out their lint trap, but how many of you have cleaned out your dryer ducts recently. Dryers are among the top appliances for starting house fires, The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that an estimated 15,000 house fires are started by dryer ducts and lint traps every year.

Obviously safety is your biggest concern, but don't forget that a standard dryer duct cleaning will also save you money on your electric bill. Shane's Chimney Care guarantees savings on your energy bill after a dryer duct cleaning. The opening up of blockage or clutter in your vents will help heat circulate better, allowing for your clothes to dry more efficiently.

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Real Estate Transactions


Deadlines, details, etc. The reality of realty is that those deadlines and details leave enough room for you to be the hero for your clients. Clients are looking to make a huge investment or make a large sale – they have asked for your help.

We want to help you do an excellent job for your client, especially when it comes to the safety of the home they are buying or selling. Often inspectors mark chimneys deficient on the inspection report and suggest a professional come inspect, clean, or make repairs.

We want to make this process as easy as possible for you and your clients. To do so we ask that you fill out the information below and email us a copy of the inspection report.

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Have Questions?


Phone: (325) 267-0488

Email: [email protected]

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FAQs

Regular chimney maintenance is essential for optimal performance and longevity. To ensure your chimney functions efficiently, it is recommended to schedule inspections and cleanings at least once a year. However, depending on usage, certain factors, such as burning frequency and the type of fuel used, may necessitate more frequent maintenance. By adhering to a consistent inspection and cleaning schedule, you can identify potential issues early on, preventing more extensive damage and ensuring the continued safe operation of your chimney.
Absolutely! We specialize in enhancing your fireplace experience. Whether you're considering a new insert, exploring gas conversion options, or looking to upgrade the aesthetics of your fireplace, we have a range of services tailored to meet your unique needs. Our expert team can guide you through the selection process, ensuring that the enhancements align with your preferences and lifestyle. From installation to finishing touches, we are here to transform your fireplace into a stylish and functional focal point in your home.
Maintaining proper burning practices is key to reducing the risk of chimney fires. Use seasoned wood to minimize the accumulation of creosote, a flammable substance that can build up in the chimney. Additionally, avoid overloading the fireplace with excessive amounts of wood, as this can contribute to creosote formation. Regular chimney inspections are vital for identifying and addressing potential fire hazards. By adhering to these practices and scheduling routine inspections, you can significantly enhance the safety and performance of your chimney.

Areas We Serve

  1. Abilene, TX
  2. Albany, TX
  3. Anson, TX
  4. Aspermont, TX
  5. Baird, TX
  6. Ballinger, TX
  7. Big Springs, TX
  8. Blackwell, TX
  9. Brady, TX
  10. Breckenridge, TX
  11. Bronte, TX
  12. Brownwood, TX
  13. Buffalo Gap, TX
  14. Cisco, TX
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Clyde, TX
Coleman, TX
Colorado City, TX
Comanche, TX
Cross Plains, TX
Eastland, TX
Hamlin, TX
Haskell, TX
Jayton, TX
Knox City, TX
Merkel, TX
Mullins, TX
Munday, TX
Ranger, TX

  1. Robert Lee, TX
    Roby, TX
    Roscoe, TX
    Rule, TX
  2. Santa Anna, TX
    Stamford, TX
    Throckmorton, TX
    Trent, TX
    Tuscola, TX
    Winters, TX
    Rotan, TX
     
     
     
     
     

Shane's Chimney Care

1057 Chestnut St, Abilene, TX 79602

(325) 267-0488

[email protected]