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Furnace Cleaning Case Study: Clogged Heat Exchanger

Updated by Lisa A on January 15, 2019 in

Flue Cleaning, Furnace Cleaning

The heat exchanger pictured is definitely not representative of our typical job. Furnace cleaning, when performed regularly, is relatively uneventful, as the technicians use high-pressured air ...

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What's the Difference between Chimney Sweeping and Flue Cleaning?

Updated by Lisa A on December 10, 2018 in

Flue Cleaning, Chimney Sweeping, Chimney Cleaning

It's a fair question, as the two are very similar, and in one case (the fireplace flue), they're the same. The two terms are often used interchangeably, even by industry insiders, as there is much ...

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Case Study: Utility Flue Blockage and a Red-Tagged Boiler

Updated by Lisa A on December 5, 2018 in

Flue Cleaning, Chimney Cleaning, Chimney Caps

Can you guess what caused the damage to the below flue cap? Before we identify the culprit, a few words about the importance of caps. Chimney or flue caps are indispensable for protecting the ...

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No Chimney Cap? Might As Well Break A Window.

Updated by Lisa A on December 5, 2018 in

Chimney Cleaning, Flue Cleaning, Chimney Caps, Chimney Sweeping

We've said it before but it bears repeating: A chimney without a chimney cap is essentially a hole in your roof, providing entry for all kinds of critters, debris, and weather elements into your flue ...

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The Importance of Furnace Flue Cleaning

Whenever our technicians are conducting a furnace cleaning, or even an air duct cleaning, it is standard practice for them to check the condition of the furnace flue as well for cleaning. Many ...

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No Fireplace? Why You Still Probably Need a Chimney Cleaning.

Updated by Lisa A on December 5, 2018 in

Flue Cleaning, Chimney Sweeping, Chimney Cleaning

That is, your “other” chimney. Most homeowners do not realize that their water heater and most furnaces or boilers also have chimneys—more accurately referred to as flues....

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