Common Gas Appliance Repairs

Common Gas Appliance Repairs

Gas fireplaces have grown in popularity over recent years and are valued for their low-maintenance and convenience. This is often interpreted as no-maintenance, which is not the case! Your gas fireplace or gas log set may need maintenance over time. The gas fireplace...
Animals in Your Chimney?

Animals in Your Chimney?

This time of year your house may be the warmest thing for miles around, and your chimney may be an open invitation for critters and birds seeking shelter. Animal intrusion can be a problem during the spring months, of course, but desperate animals often seek shelter...
Does Your Gas Fireplace Need Repairs?

Does Your Gas Fireplace Need Repairs?

One of the most commonly-requested fireplace systems in our area is the gas fireplace. They are convenient, easy to install, cheap to fuel, and require little maintenance. Many may mistakenly believe they don’t need ANY maintenance, but this is not the case!...
We Service Gas Fireplaces!

We Service Gas Fireplaces!

In Southern Maryland the weather is cooling, the leaves have turned, and winter is coming. Fall is one of the most popular times for fireplace installations, and at Chesapeake Chimney & Co. we stay busy during the Fall Rush to bring fire into homes to keep...
Fall Checklist for Your Home

Fall Checklist for Your Home

Spring may be a great time for cleaning, but fall is the best time for maintenance for the entire home. Use this time to prepare your home so that things aren’t neglected during cold weather. Indoor Fall Maintenance Weatherize Applying weather strips to doors and...
How Dryers Work

How Dryers Work

Other than your heating and air conditioning unit, your clothes dryer may be the most used (and abused) system in your home. It’s important to understand how it functions so that it’s easy to identify a problem, you can use it properly, and also maintain it. Knowing...
Signs Your Firebox Needs Repairs

Signs Your Firebox Needs Repairs

The firebox is an important part of the chimney system for a few reasons. First, the firebox endures the most abuse–ongoing high temperatures–and the least attention. Second, it is the most visible part of the system, often the focal point of the the...