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When European immigrants brought English ivy plants over to the new United States over 200 years ago, they had no idea how aggressive and invasive it would become. The popularity of this plant boomed because it was a good-looking groundcover that grew quickly and needed very little maintenance. However, English ivy soon turned into too much of a good thing. Not only can this plant damage trees by ...
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For the ordinary homeowner, it can be easy to think that a chimney is the same thing as a vent. Chimneys serve to carry the byproducts of combustion out of homes, but they are technically not vents. To help you understand the differences between chimneys and vents, Fireplace Service Company would like to explain these two terms by sharing with you some information from the International Code Counc...
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Our primary goal at Fireplace Service Company is keeping our customers safe when they use their fireplace and chimney systems, and one of the most popular maintenance services we provide to achieve this goal is professional chimney sweepings. When one of our Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA)-certified chimney sweeps cleans your chimney, removing creosote deposits from the inner chimney wa...
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Sitting by the fireplace and enjoying a burning fire may be the last thing on your mind at the moment, but fall will be here before you know it. To be sure your fireplace and chimney are working correctly and safely, you should have your system swept and inspected before you light the first fire of fireplace season. These annual chimney maintenance tasks are recommended by many national fire safet...
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Although our office is located in Fort Payne, Alabama, we at Fireplace Service Company serve communities all across Northeastern Alabama, Northwestern Georgia, and South Central Tennessee. We provide the best comprehensive fireplace and chimney services as well as grill and barbecue sales and dryer vent cleaning to customers in cities and towns throughout this area. One city we are proud to includ...
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Founded in 1981 by Dennis Dobbs, Fireplace Service Company is located in Fort Payne, Alabama. Since we are situated so close to both Tennessee and Georgia, we are proud to provide excellent fireplace and chimney services to residents of three states. Our certified chimney and fireplace technicians regularly travel around the area to perform repair and maintenance jobs. If you live in Northwest Geo...
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Warmer weather is moving in, and the possibility of heavy rainfalls and damaging winds will increase significantly during the months of spring and summer. Fireplace Service Company likes to say that it is better to be prepared for the worst case scenarios, and we strongly recommend to our customers to be sure their chimney caps are in good shape for storm season. We would like to share with you so...
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Are you thinking about installing a new fireplace, stove or insert? If you do not have a fireplace in your home or if you would like to update your old fireplace, you can purchase a new EPA-approved wood-burning or gas fireplace, stove, or insert from Fireplace Service Company. However, we want to stress the importance of having these appliances professionally installed by our Chimney Safety Insti...
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Does your home have a masonry fireplace? If so, you may know that the Chimney Institute of America (CSIA) has named water as the biggest enemy of your chimney. Water penetration of your chimney is the biggest cause of expensive and extensive damage to the interior and the exterior of your home. Keeping water out of your chimney is essential to prevent the deterioration of the entire structure. At ...
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After a long, cold winter, we are all definitely ready for spring. This past February, our area was hit hard by ice and snow, and Fireplace Service Company has been very busy repairing a lot of damage caused by these storms. From water leaks to damaged dampers, liners, and chimney caps to masonry problems, winter can be very destructive to a chimney. Spring is a great time to take care of these re...