Tarp and vacuum in place to clean insert and chimney
While in your home cleaning the chimney, or doing repairs, we take the utmost care.
We treat your house like it was ours by keeping it clean. We use a large tarp and special
vacuums, we are prepared for any situation. We have the tools to clean the dirtiest chimneys,
and with our exclusive
"No Mess Guarantee," you are assured of a clean home.
To read more about how we clean your chimney click
here. To schedule an appointment, please call the office at 919-772-8110.
No job is too small. We can do needed repairs, such as re-pointing the fire box mortar joints,
completely rebuilding the fire box, (see picture to left) or
rebuilding large sections of chimney having severe water damage. If you notice gaps, cracks, loose
brick or other damage to your fireplace or chimney, call Chimney Keepers for a professional
Standard size firebox back wall remove and replace bricks that
are damaged, generally cost $495.00 to $600.00. We use new firebricks as
needed and high temp mortar with fireclay for added durability.
3/4 way finished rebuilding the back wall
white powder from water penetration of chimney structure. Caused
Have you ever noticed white powdery material on the outside of your chimney? This is
caused by water penetrating the brick. The white powder is lime and salts in the mortar
being pushed out by pressure and water vapor evaporation out of the chimney. We have
found the best products to help prevent this problem.
a water repellent treatment.
This material is far superior to similar
items you find at Lowes or HomeDepot. Most
products you buy in the local home store's are sealers, (ie. Thompson Water Sealer) this is not
what you want to put on brick chimneys. Water vapor must be able to pass through the brick
for the structure to dry. Some treatments can actually cause more damage
to your chimney, however Chimney Saver® is specifically suited for masonry chimneys. It creates
a bond to the brick and helps prevent water from entering the pores of the
brick by creating an invisible shield of the surface while allowing
water vapor to escape through the bricks pores. We have been
very happy with results from using this fine product.
||Chase Cover/Pre-fab Top
Do you have rust stains on the chimney from the chase cover. We can remove
the old rusty and sometime leaking top replacing with a new stainless
steel or other material top that will last a life time and add peace of mind for you. To see
Water can also enter
your chimney through cracks in the crown mortar. We can repair
the cracks using Crown
Seal® a material
designed especially for mortar crowns. It covers the crown sealing
cracks and remains flexible when dry to allow for expansion
and contraction of the chimney. This product come with a 10
year warranty which is backed by the manufacture SaverSystems.
We have used both products for over 5 years and highly recommend
them to our customers. For pricing information please call and
schedule to have your chimney looked at soon. We do charge a
$45.00 inspection fee which is deducted from cost when the work
Lower photo: cracks in chimney crown allow water to get inside structure causing white
powder shown above.
Copper Chimney Cap
Custom Recessed Screen
dampers, Chimney Cap
Custom Recessed Screen and Glass for fireplace doors and more:
Looking for a Lock Top Damper, or replacement glass for the fireplace
doors. We have this and more. These items are the
higher quality than products you will see at at places like Lowes Home
Improvement, Home Depot
and the likes. For more info click here.
Regency Fireplace Products offers a complete
line of gas insert and fireplace appliances for your home. Regency products are high quality and look great.
All units are direct vent and most use outside air for combustion. Regency has gas insert units that will install
into your existing fireplace or in some cases you can add a stand-alone fireplace in a room with it own vent
system at a cost that will surprise you. If you want a stand-alone stove look, Regency has units that
are beautiful and put out great heat. Regency focus on a beautiful, realistic flame, incredible heat output
and outstanding value in one package. For more information about gas logs and inserts systems send e-mail
or call us at 919-772-8110.
Regency gas inserts like this Model U-35, provide heat without the indoor air pollution problem associated with vent-free products.
It's better for your children and your lungs.
This model has two 3" pipes going up the chimney. One to exhaust out
products of combustion and the other is for combustion air intake.
Do you have problems with smoke coming out
or the fireplace sometimes. This can be caused by several reasons. Most
times it due to a flue that is to small for the fireplace opening
Smoke guards fit across the opening of fireplace in effect making the
front opening smaller which can help prevent smoke roll out. This is a
inexpensive way to fix a minor or major problem. click
here for more info.
Replacement Glass for fireplace doors:
We carry high temperature replacement
glass for fireplace doors. This type of glass is
most often used in pre-fab and masonry
fireplace glass doors. You can replace a cracked or broken glass panel for
less than the cost of new doors. We also carry replacement glass for woodstove and
For price list click here
Damper: Installs on top of your chimney
flue to prevent cold air from coming down the chimney. LockTop Dampers
fireplace warm, dry and secure and a low-cost solution to replacing
rusted, worn-out throat dampers. For more info click
| Power Washing:
We can power-wash your chimney to remove most of the
dark stains and mildew growth that accumulates on unprotected
masonry and brick. This cleaning helps open the pores of the
brick allowing the water repellent treatment to be more effective
when used. Each project can be estimated while we are
on site. For more info, check out the FAQ
Top sectioned power washed showing the amount of grime and gunk that
accumulates on chimneys
Before and after installing multi-flue extra height chimney cap.
Having a problem with birds or other
animals getting in your chimney? Or do you sometimes see or hear water dripping in your fireplace??
Have you been get a smoky or musty smell after it has rained?? These and other problem may be solved with a
chimney cap. We sell and install top quality stainless
steel and copper chimney caps to keep out birds, squirrels, water, and debris. Our chimney caps have a
lifetime guarantee against breakage and they WON'T rust. We can also have a cap made especially for
your chimney. All of our custom caps are made to exact specifications in Charlotte NC by
our exclusive supplier Jeff White. Being a former
chimney sweep, Jeff understands the need of his customers and produces a high quality product that
functions properly and will stand the test of time.
For pricing on our standard chimney caps,
your dryer vent cleaned in Raleigh NC, can not only save you
money, but it may save your life. Each year thousands of homes
are destroyed and people die, due to dryer vent fires. A clogged
dryer vent can increase the time it takes to dry your clothes
which takes more electricity or gas, costing you more money.
Call Chimney Keepers to schedule an appointment to have
your dryer exhaust system cleaned. The cost of this service
starts at $125.00. If repairs are needed we can handle
that also. Don't delay call us at 919-772-8110.
For more info check out the FAQ
Removing animals from
chimney is a specialized service in which we recommend a local
provider. In some cases the services can be preformed same
day and other need to have humane traps set to lure the visitor
out of the chimney for evacations.
Please give a call to Alex
with Southern Wildlife at
We carry the best brand of gas logs made
today in the Heat Master
line of gas products. They have both the vent free or vented type. We
can also supply you with circulator fans, remote controls, thermostat controlled or most items for your
logs. For more information about the different types of gas logs
To find out more about the difference between vented and non-vented logs check
out these links. unvented
logs or vented
Are you are looking for something nicer than gas logs and not sure about vent
free? Check out our direct vent gas inserts from Regency
We are not able to run gas line into your chimney. Look in yellow pages under gas piping.
Get at least 2 estimates on piping.