Trust Your Smoke Chamber Repairs To Jiminy Chimney
What makes the fireplace so great is that it provides us with all the benefits of the fire – like the warmth and beauty – without the smoke and toxic gases. These byproducts are vented through the chimney so that our air supply remains clean and we can enjoy nights spent by the fireside.
But when damage occurs in the system, our enjoyment and safety can be compromised, especially if smoke is flooding the home instead of going up and out of the chimney. Sound familiar? If smoke is flooding your home when you light a fire, and your damper is open and working properly, there’s a good chance your smoke chamber is in need of repair.
The smoke chamber is the upturned funnel below the chimney flue that funnels smoke and byproducts from the fireplace up into the flue. When smooth and sealed, the smoke chamber ensures a swift journey for smoke and gases; but time and heat, as well as design, can affect just how fast these byproducts travel.
We often find holes, cracks, gaps, and deterioration throughout the smoke chamber, which can slow the smoke and byproducts, allowing them to seep into those holes and gaps, or linger in the smoke chamber and waft back into the home. Additionally, many smoke chambers are designed with corbelled steps, which can become jagged and create resistance for smoke and byproducts on their journey up and out of the chimney.
We Parge Smoke Chambers Smooth And Seal & Fill Any Holes Or Cracks
If an inspection reveals that your smoke chamber is damaged and in need of repair, we can help! We parge smoke chambers smooth using quality products that are designed to withstand the highest temperatures. Any holes, gaps, or cracks we find will be filled and sealed, and you’ll be left with a smooth, friction-free surface. And as with all of our services, there will be no mess – guaranteed!
Ready to have your smoke chamber repaired so you can start enjoying your fireplace again? Call Jiminy Chimney at 847-893-0063 or fill out our online appointment request form. We’re here to help you get more enjoyment from your fireplace, year after year!