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Now that spring has finally arrived, you may have noticed April showers bringing obvious chimney damage. Winter damage is quite common, even among chimneys that are well-constructed. The average homeowner won’t notice water in the chimney until substantial damage has occurred. Most of the chimney system is hidden, and only a trained professional knows where […]

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All winter long, your chimney system has worked hard to keep the weather out such as rain, snow, sleet, and wind. The chimney is designed to work properly when environmental influences are kept out. What prevents winter weather from entering your chimney  also prevent nesting animals out this spring–chimney caps. If your chimney doesn’t have […]

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We have had quite a winter all across the United States. In Pennsylvania, our very own groundhog said summer was on its way, several weeks ago! Now we’re ready for spring, but this year, spring may bring more than just ‘April Showers’. Spring may also bring chimney repairs to us too. Winter Damage Each spring, […]

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When you’re due for surgery, you may look up the recommended surgeon by looking at credentials, degree location, and years of practice. You also might look at online reviews. This is not uncommon in the medical field or other trades, and should be considered when it comes to maintenance too. If you wouldn’t hire an […]

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At Anderson’s Chimney, we strive to bring fire into homes in South Central PA, and when we do the work, the fire stays in its place. Professional services mean that your fire will burn more efficiently, produce more heat, and have less risk of flue fire. We’ve been the chimney experts for our community since […]

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If you have a home with a chimney or fireplace, then you likely have it inspected annually and cleaned routinely as needed. These types of services keep the system working efficiently and safely season after season and year after year. The inspection is designed to assess the safety and function of the system in accordance […]

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Your inspection may be the most important thing you do for your chimney system this year. It keeps your chimney safe and working efficiently, saving you money in heating and cooling costs and possible damages. It’s like having your oil changed to prolong the life of your car. Your chimney system is designed to work […]

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At Anderson’s, we take fires seriously, and we also take the job of protecting our community from fires seriously. In 1990, Anderson’s Chimney began as a small business, offering only standard chimney sweeping. Today, we serve 8 counties in South Central Pennsylvania. Our services have expanded over the years to encompass all comprehensive chimney needs. […]

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Your clothes dryer may be the last thing on your mind this holiday season, but you need to put in a little work now! This will save you time and money this winter. Just call a professional to service your dryer vents now, and your family will be safer this winter! Dirty = Dangerous Your […]

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Every fireplace, appliance, and chimney needs regular maintenance, or you could be facing some life threatening situations. Routine maintenance helps to keep your chimney system working properly, and it also helps to prevent deterioration, leaks, and winter damage. By preventing damage and fire, you can save yourself substantial costs and risks by scheduling a chimney inspection. Routine Maintenance Chimney Sweeping is […]

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