Chimney Cleaning in Raleigh

Have you been noticing a strong smell coming from your fireplace or chimney? That means your chimney’s due for a thorough cleaning. Call Mr. Soot Chimney’s certified and NFPA-compliant chimney cleaners today at (919) 874-0300 for a quote on our services.

Have you been noticing a strong smell coming from your fireplace or chimney? That means your chimney’s due for a thorough cleaning. Call Mr. Soot Chimney’s certified and NFPA-compliant chimney cleaners today at (919) 874-0300 for a quote on our services.

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Let Us Take Care of Your Chimney

When we’re cleaning your chimney, we are doing more than just brushing away soot and unwanted debris. As National Fire Protection Association members, a visit from us is a full-service and comprehensive chimney inspection. As we’re cleaning your chimney, flue, and fireplace from top to bottom, we’ll also be inspecting every inch of it to make sure it is up to code.

We’re always looking out for minor problems with the following sections:

  • Chimney Crown
  • Flue
  • Smoke Chamber
  • Smoke Shelf
  • Chimney Case Cover
  • Damper
  • Ash Dump

When it comes to chimneys, cleanliness isn’t really about the appearance of the chimney. Chimneys are cleaned to improve their efficiency and to ensure it is always safe to use.

Certified Fire Protection Technicians

We’re more than just a company with dust masks and flue-liner brushes. We’re certified by the Chimney Safety Institute of America. We follow every rule and regulation to the letter and make sure every single task is completed to our exceptionally high standards.

We Keep an Eye out for Creosote

A lot of homeowners aren’t familiar with creosote. Should it be a word you hear your chimney sweeper mention, though? Absolutely! Creosote is that dark brown oil distilled from coal tar that can cover the walls of your flue and smoke chamber.

You might be thinking, ‘I don’t use coal to heat my home!’. But that’s irrelevant. It is often used as a wood preservative, which explains why it winds up coating your flue and chimney.

When we clean your chimney, we’re always looking to make sure we’re removing every last inch of creosote. Too much buildup can impact chimney efficiency, and it never takes long for a little creosote buildup to become too much creosote. When there is too much, it only becomes more difficult to deal with. To better preserve the health of your chimney, we are prepared to scrape away whatever creosote has taken hold of your flue.

Discounts for Seniors and Military Veterans

Whether it is through our free in-house consultations, extended warranties on all services and repairs, or simply the quality of our work, our clients save money with us at every turn. As homeowners ourselves, we know how it can be difficult to budget for chimney work when there are already so many things to worry about. That’s why we keep our rates low. We want you to call us every single time you need assistance!

What’s more, we offer attractive discounts for all seniors and the brave Veterans throughout Raleigh. Consider our 10% discount as a small token of our appreciation.

Mr. Soot Chimney: The Best Chimney Cleaning Services in Raleigh

If you’ve recently bought an old home in the Raleigh area, you are going to have different concerns than a new homeowner. Old homes might not have been built to the standards of today. At the very least, the house’s chimney is probably in disrepair or in need of a major cleaning.

Opening for business in 1994, Mr. Soot Chimney has never failed to provide the best chimney cleaning services in the Raleigh area. We are licensed, bonded, fully insured and make sure all our work is in accordance with the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association). Not only do we make sure your chimney is running efficiently, we also make sure that every component of your home’s wood burning technology is as safe as can be. Mr. Soot Chimney wants your chimney to be in service for years, and that means making sure that all its components are fully operational as well as clean.

Your home is an investment. That means every single part of it is an investment too, from the basement to the chimney flue. A clean chimney ensures that you do not experience unwanted creosote buildup, restricted air supply, or dangerously high carbon monoxide levels.

Before winter comes again, you should make sure your chimney is fully functional. Chimneys can get very dirty by the end of a winter season. Mr. Soot Chimney can provide your home with the best chimney sweeping services in all of Raleigh!

Dangers of a Dirty Chimney

Lots of people in the Raleigh area will overlook certain repairs or home maintenance tasks. They’ll let their roofing shingles go un-repaired, or they’ll let their chimney stay dirty with debris and creosote. But letting your home fall into disrepair doesn’t just inconvenience you, it can also affect the health of everyone in your home.

An unclean chimney can also become vulnerable to chimney fires, which aren’t covered by many insurance policies. That means if your chimney experiences a fire you might be left with a massive repair bill that could have been avoided with proper maintenance.

Many problems can arise from creosote buildup. Creosote is a dangerous byproduct of wood that is not completely burned in a home’s fireplace or wood stove. As the creosote sticks to the chimney and flue, it only leads to further inefficiency. Proper cleaning will not only remove creosote buildup, but it will improve air-flow so fires can burn more efficiently, thereby producing less creosote.

Why Should I Hire a Chimney Cleaning Professional?

Chimney cleaning is also chimney maintenance. When you contract Mr. Soot Chimney for all your chimney needs, we simultaneously perform a full professional chimney inspection while we clean. We will be able to identify any problems your chimney might have. If your chimney is in need of repairs, Mr. Soot Chimney will notice and take the necessary course of action.

At Mr. Soot Chimney, we are very aware that chimney cleaning isn’t every Raleigh homeowner’s cup of tea. We also know that cleaning soot from your home’s chimney isn’t something that all homeowners can do properly. Thankfully for you, that is where we come in. With a wealth of experience in all aspects of chimney cleaning, there is no job too big or task too small for our skilled and dedicated team of chimney cleaning professionals. So, if you want to make sure that your home is as safe as possible from the risks of fire hazards then you need to call us today.

Why Mr. Soot?

Mr. Soot has served homeowners in the Raleigh area since 1994. However, we have been in the business of keeping people safe from fire hazards since 1980. Having worked extremely hard to get where we are today, we are very proud of the winning reputation that we have acquired among Raleigh homeowners. This reputation means a great deal to us and that is why we always do our utmost to keep each of our Raleigh clients informed and completely satisfied at all times.

The reason that our business model has proven so successful is because of the high caliber of workmanship as well as our professional approach to customer service. However, we also know that we wouldn’t be where we are today without the continued loyalty of our clients, and we at Mr. Soot take the extra steps necessary to make sure that their customer satisfaction is maintained at all times.

Signs Your Chimney May Need Cleaning

Let’s face it, nobody likes the idea of having to clean their dark and sooty chimney. Examining something dark for signs that it is dark is also a very tricky undertaking. In truth, you can perform a chimney inspection on your own but if you want to ensure the optimal results for your Raleigh home, then you need to contact a professional chimney cleaning team you can rely on—a team like Mr. Soot Chimney.

One of the biggest advantages of enlisting our help is that we can detect the telltale signs of soot damage very early to ensure that your Raleigh home is as safe as possible from the risks of fire hazards.

Using an industry-level flashlight as well as the most advanced and cutting-edge cleaning equipment, our skilled team of chimney cleaners can determine how much creosote is built up. Our team will always keep an eye out for obstacles like leaves, nests or other debris. Many small animals and birds seek refuge in a chimney to avoid predators. A properly cleaned chimney will have walls that are smooth and silky, without ridges or bubbles. Creosote presents itself in many different forms including scales, a sandy appearance and even tar.

Call Mr. Soot Chimney Today

If you want to make sure that your chimney is as clean as possible so that your home is not susceptible to fire damage, then you need to call us today.