Long Island Chimney Cleaning
Includes a full wire brushing from up on the roof down to the base and a complete vacuuming from inside. Through this method we can remove any type of build up such as Soot or Creosote.
Long Island Chimney & Masonry Repairs
Covers a wide range of topics, First brickwork pointing ( or tuck pointing) which is done when bricks are tight but mortar is decomposing . Second is relaying of loose bricks, and reconstructing cement Wash crowns. Next would be Removal of deteriorated terracotta flue pipes, and replacement. We also do chimney extensions or reconstruction.
Chimney Caps (Installation & Repair Service)
Our chimney caps are constructed of 24 gauge Stainless Steel, They prevent unwanted animals from entering the chimney, but most important it will prevent the interior from becoming deteriorated , by keeping out the rain and snow. The Caps vary in size, custom sizes are available, also copper caps can be ordered. Also all of our caps come with a lifetime guarantee.
Chimney Relining Experts Nassau County
Is the process where a stainless steel tube is installed into the chimney bypassing existing Flue pipes or bricks. When your existing chimney is in danger of leakage , or collapsing flues, this is the remedy to ensure proper ventilation for your heating system.
Fireplace Dampers (Installation & Repair)
Sometimes need to be replaced, generally, when they become rusted or warped, they need to be replaced. Sometimes it is possible to repair an existing setup. But usually the damper setup needs to be removed and is replaced by an overhead damper, this is also superior because it closes the flue on the top of the chimney, and leaves the lining warm so when you start a fire you will not have to prime the flue first. Our overhead dampers are constructed of cast Iron therefore will last you the life of your home.
Animals and Other Chimney Obstructions
are removed from chimneys clearing the passage way for proper exhaust. It is very common for animals to nest in chimneys, it is a warm dark place where they feel safe, however some may carry diseases or bacteria’s, so they must be removed. All removals are done humanely, and animals are generally taken to a vet or shelter. Blockages Are common, they can come from a collapsing flue or a creosote build up, or from nesting.
Carbon Monoxide Testing Nassau County
We have equipment which takes in air samples and breaks it down to tell us the level of Carbon Monoxide. This is measured in P.P.M’s(Parts Per Million). Although there are other sources of Carbon Monoxide beside your heating system. We do recommend you have a CO detector in your home.
Chimney Leaks (Professional Repair Services)
at the base of the chimney can originate from several places, cracks in the foundation, Flashing problems, holes in mortar, spaces on the sides of the chimney, or can even be coming from condensation, which is very common when people convert from oil to gas, or running an appliance where the chimney is not properly sized for it.
Masonry & Chimney Waterproofing
Sealing the brickwork with a breathable water barrier that prevents water penetration into the bricks, while allowing water vapors to escape. Generally we use a product called Chimsaver which comes with a 10 year guarantee. When it comes to masonry and waterproofing chimneys on Long Island look no further than Best Way Chimney.
Wood Stoves – Long island Installations
Wood stove inserts are built to get the most heat out of your firewood, they are an efficient and safe way to have a fire to enjoy the aesthetics and still get the benefit of heating your home. We install wood stove inserts into both existing masonry fireplaces and freestanding stoves, Information on suggested stoves can be found at www.quadrafire.com as well as www.Thefireplacestore.com in Seaford, N.Y. where the stove can be purchased.