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Animals in Your Chimney?

Keeping Animals Out of Your Chimney

Have you experienced waking up in the middle of the night to noisy and irritating sounds inside your chimney? During winter time, you could assume that it’s just Santa Claus dropping by for his yearly routine. But for all the other seasons, you shouldn’t hear those noises. Guaranteed Chimney Services, would like to tell you that the sounds you are hearing could be from the animals. Yes, those little critters are the ones making all that noise and, possibly but unintentionally, busy ruining the inside of your chimney.

Unfortunately, some animals may decide to set up camp in your chimney. Don't try and handle their removal on your own. Give us a call and we'll be glad to help.

Unfortunately, some animals may decide to set up camp in your chimney. Don’t try and handle their removal on your own. Give us a call and we’ll be glad to help.

No homeowner would want these animals as guests in their chimney simply because they bring trouble and adds to your unnecessary expenditures. We all want to save right? And as much as possible we want the things we invest in to last as long as possible.

What kind of animals are you talking about?

The most common kind of animals you can find sheltering in your chimney are squirrels, raccoons and chimney swifts. They enter the chimney for all sorts of purposes; feeding, breeding, sheltering and just simply keeping themselves comfy and warm during the cold months. This is not a bad thing. It’s just that the parts inside the chimney are very delicate. Once a part gets damaged, a domino effect occurs and everything else gets damaged as well. We are particularly talking about the flue and the flue liner. These two parts greatly affect the smoke and the pressure. Once it gets damaged, bigger problems will soon arise. Other animals like snakes and spiders also contribute to a destroyed chimney both inside and out.

How can I get rid of this problem?

We’re pretty sure you are fed up with having to deal with animals in your chimney, so it’s best to have a chimney cap installed. A chimney cap will block anything from going inside the chimney. It comes in all shapes and sizes since not all chimneys have the same type of opening. It’s your chimney’s first line of defense and it will definitely stop your issues with animals for a very long time.

We have the best CSIA-certified professionals who are duly trained to make sure that animals stay out of your chimney. Our years of experience and excellent service proves that we can really get the job done right. Trust that the people who come to your home are experts at what they do and will always have an answer to every mind-boggling dilemma you have with your chimney. So what are you waiting for? Call 631-288-9009 now!

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