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Addison, IL, US.

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Addison, IL, US.

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(630) 802-8883

Chimney Cleaning And Inspection

We Deliver Results That Will Exceed Your Expectations

Fireplace Chimney Sweep

Maximum Chimney Services chimney sweeps are highly trained and most knowledgeable with years of experience, We provide the latest in technology and equipment so we can provide you with the highest quality care available. Our sweeps are certified Master technicians and use the latest cleaning techniques, codes, inspection technology, principles of draft, for all types of chimneys/appliances

If your chimney has not been cleaned in more than 12 months, schedule today with Maximum Chimney. As the smoke rises up the chimney, the creosote (a natural by-product of wood) clings to the walls and can cause a chimney fire. Removing creosote (a chimney sweep) is imperative for safe continuous use.

To ensure that the chimney is structurally sound and safe, Our Master certified technician can visually inspect the chimney while cleaning the fireplace by looking up the chimney and looking down the chimney. If pieces of the fire clay tile, joint pieces, or bricks begin to come down, then this indicates there is an integrity issue at the point in which the debris begins to fall. We are trained to look for red flags.

The purpose of a chimney cleaning is to remove creosote, a flammable byproduct of burning wood. Creosote clings to the inside of the chimney, and is highly flammable, and can cause a fire. It is important to clean the chimney in order to avoid fires. Standard and mechanical sweeps remove the flue liner, smoke chamber, smoke shelf, damper, and firebox.

Furnace Flue Chimney Sweep

Most emergency service calls that happen during the winter months are due to oil or gas companies shutting down your lines to prevent an accident. The reason is that many homeowners do not know that the venting system of their furnace needs maintenance. Unfortunately, many homeowners are forced to deal with much higher service costs after the harm is already done. Cleaning – The chimney liner of your gas furnace, boiler, or water heater can deteriorate and fail (all unseen), causing carbon monoxide poisoning, soot blow-back, and major clean-up expenses.

3 Reasons Why an Annual Checkup Is a Good Idea:

  • To Ensure The Safety And Well Being Of Your Family
  • Take Care Of Minor Problems Before Its A Major Problem
  • Eliminating Threat of Carbon Monoxide

An annual inspection by a Chimney or Fireplace professional is a good idea to ensure the safety and well being of you and your family. An annual inspection will allow you to take care of minor problems before it becomes a major one. An annual inspection will also eliminate the threat of carbon monoxide by ensuring that the fireplace  is working properly. An annual chimney or fireplace inspection is the only way to do this. The following are the steps involved in such an inspection: A visual inspection of the chimney and fireplace system; an inspection on the interior and exterior; a cleaning of the chimney system; Clean Firebox – Clean Smoke Chamber – Clean Smoke Shelf – Clean Chimney Flue and a final inspection of the chimney system.

Levels of Chimney Inspection

Types of Chimney Inspections

Level 1 inspection is a visual inspection of the exterior surface of the chimney for any damage or deterioration that needs to be addressed.

Level 2 inspection includes a visual inspection of the interior of the chimney and a camera inspection inside the chimney to ensure there are no cracks or voids within the chimney and that the system is capable of safely containing and venting the byproducts of combustion.

Level 3 inspection involves inspecting the chimney by removing certain areas to reveal underlying issues.