Chimney Fires: What They Are & How to Avoid Them

If you own a fireplace, then you’ve probably heard time and time again how important annual inspections are. These give your sweep the chance to spot imperfections and buildup, and they ensure you avoid dangerous scenarios like smoke back-up, gas leaks, and chimney...

Need Some Warmth this Winter? We Sell Wood Stoves!

Looking for some ways to cozy up your space this winter? Once temps drop, it can feel like you’re stuck inside night after night with nothing to do, but the addition of a wood stove could be just the thing you need to amp up your wintertime game. Not only does it add...

Is an Electric Fireplace Right For You?

Have you always dreamed about owning a fireplace, but don’t have the space for it? Or maybe you have the space, but don’t feel you have the time to maintain it? Or it could even be that you simply don’t have a chimney! Well, we may have the perfect solution for you...

Scheduling Tips for Fall Chimney Maintenance

Looking to get your fall maintenance scheduled? Perfect! The Chimney Guys, LLC would love to be there for you through it all – and we’ve got a few tips that will both make your life easier and ensure our service goes smoother. Book Your Spot Early! First things...

What Is Smoke Chamber Parging?

One of the services the team here at The Chimney Guys, LLC offers to Charlottesville residents is smoke chamber parging. This is a necessary service that can greatly improve your fireplace experience, but many homeowners find themselves confused about what exactly it...

What Is Heatshield®? Is It Right for Me?

Did a chimney inspection reveal missing mortar joints and cracking throughout your chimney’s interior lining? Then, it may be time to consider repairing it with HeatShield®! HeatShield® is a ceramic material that we can pour into these gaps and openings, ensuring your...

Summer Is the Best Time for Masonry Repairs

It’s summertime, and we’re guessing your chimney hasn’t been seeing much use on these bright, high-temperature days. That said, this doesn’t mean it doesn’t need some professional care! Many tend to put their fireplace and chimney out of mind during these warmer...

Leaky Chimney? Our Experts Can Help

Noticing chimney leaks during these rainier months? Excess moisture can be extremely harmful to the health of your fireplace system, so if you’re noticing leaks and water-related damage throughout your chimney, firebox, or even your roof, it’s time to call us in! The...