CHIMNEY SWEEP AND AIR DUCT CLEANING HOUSTON
GETTING YOUR CHIMNEY CLEANED IN HOUSTON
If you are in the Houston Area, Nature’s Own is the #1 choice for all your Chimney and air duct needs. Our expert techs have been repairing and cleaning chimneys throughout Houston neighborhoods for 30 years now. Trusted results.
- Chimney Cleaning and Repair
- Dryer Vent & Exhaust Repair
- Chimney Inspections
- Chimney Restoration and Repair
- Roof Cleaning
- Air Duct Cleaning
We provide expert chimney, fireplace, pressure washing, duct care and cleaning services at competitive rates in Houston, Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio. In addition to the thorough inspection and cleaning of chimneys, we specialize in the prevention, detection, and correction of chimney and venting system hazards – the kinds of hazards that can endanger the health and safety of your family and home.
Our Guarantee is one of the toughest, if not the toughest in the industry, we will go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure you and your family are satisfied.
Why You Need Us!
Particles in the smoke – called soot or creosote – are deposited on the inside of the chimney and fireplace. Creosote is flammable. When a sufficient amount builds up in a chimney, a fire hazard exists and you need a chimney cleaning.
Firebox, Smoke Chamber Parging, Damper.
The gradual accumulation of soot can seriously affect the way your chimney performs. Our sweeps often find chimneys literally packed full of leaves, twigs and even baby animals. The solution to these issues is a good cleaning and a chimney cap
Fireplace Maintenance In Houston Texas
Do you appreciate the glow and solace of a wood chimney on a cool winter evening? To guarantee that delight, you should appropriately clean your fireplace at least once every year. A fragmented chimney could mean a smokestack fire, or even worse! We are going to answer your inquiries so you can keep on valuing your fireplace, effortlessly.
Do I Need Chimney Serviced?
Each log you consume leaves hints of ash and tar, making creosote structure (as beads of tar consolidate on the chimney dividers). The National Fire Code indicates that development in excess of 3 mm (1/8 in.) of creosote or residue particles on the dividers of a smokestack speaks to a potential fire peril. Clearing a smokestack cleans it with the goal that it can appropriately carry out its responsibility of venting gases and smoke to the outside.
A chimney service must be done once a year, and it doesn’t make a difference how dry your kindling is: dry wood will deliver creosote as well. Make sure to pick the correct types of fuelwood for the best outcomes. Hard, thick woods like maple and oak have high warmth esteem. Others aren’t exactly as proficient, however, will carry out the responsibility on cool days in the spring and fall.
What to do in case of a Chimney Fire?
On the off chance that a chimney fire breaks out (i.e., the developed creosote touches off) call the local group of fire-fighters right away. A fireplace evaluated at 2100°C in great condition should not wait, despite the fact that the thunder of the blazes can be disturbing. On the off chance that the creosote eats off and leaves no obvious harm, have the structure and stack assessed regardless, before lighting the chimney once more. Fixes might be fundamental.
Would I be able to clean my Chimney myself, or do I have to bring in an expert?
No extraordinary specialized abilities are required to push and force a smokestack brush and clear out the creosote from a vent. You should be incredibly intensive, be that as it may. What’s more, regardless of whether you clean your fireplace yourself, you should ensure that the numerous different parts of the venting framework are additionally deliberately reviewed and appropriately cleaned. This piece of the activity must be done by a contractual worker. Have this individual clean the venting framework also, like clockwork, on the off chance that you do the stack clearing some of the cleanings yourself. An able chimney cleaning professional will examine the state of the fireplace and chimney and every one of its parts for harm:
-The smokestack top or crown;
-The caulking around the glimmering;
-The inside of the tempered steel channel or vent tiling;
-Supports and connectors.
The specialist will check the state of the funnel and “tee” to the stack, regardless of whether there is adequate leeway for flammable materials, the activity of the damper and supply air channel, the nature of the firebricks, water penetration, consumption, splits, punctures, fledgling’s homes, and then some.
These occasional checks are fundamental to guarantee the productive and safe activity of your fireplace.
Do I need to clear the stack of my oil fireplace?
Yes, you do! Your fireplace and chimney’s capacity to appropriately consume all fuel relies upon how regularly you clear the smokestack and perform other heater upkeep. Also, the state of the smokestack legitimately influences its ability to vent lethal gases and ash to the outside. Your most solid option is to ask your oil-heat framework specialist at the hour of your yearly inspection and cleaning. For gas fireplaces, no intermittent adjusting is required, except if determined by the maker.
Should a chimney sweep be done in the spring or fall?
Chimney cleaning is best done when the warming season closes or opens, in the spring when stores are as dry and simpler to evacuate. This will likewise give you enough time before the following season to fix or supplant any harmed segments. Individuals in the house will likewise be less presented to horrendous creosote smells during the work. Most property holders, nonetheless, hold up until the tumble to have their chimney cleaned, and most organizations peddle for clients at that season. In the event that you love your chimney so much that you heat your home with it day by day during winter, you’ll have to plan an additional scope at mid-season—ordinarily, when you’ve consumed three or four lines of wood (likewise remember that how regularly you have to clear a wood-stove smokestack depends on how much wood is scorched, yet in addition how you assemble your flames, which types of wood you use, and how wet the logs are).