Chimney Cleaning Services
provide a warm, dry shelter that suits the needs of many
small animals, the most common of which are squirrels and
raccoons. Priddy removes these pests from your chimney and
offers a variety of caps and dampers to keep them out.
& Animal Guards
Rain and Animal guards are an inexpensive solution to prevent
water, snow, animals, bird droppings and leaves from entering
your chimney. Priddy Clean offers a variety of choices in
rain and animal guards, including stainless steel or copper.
Priddy Clean also offers custom rain and animal guards.
Keep heat and energy in and keep rain, cold drafts and animals
out! Stainless Steel Lock-Top Dampers are an energy efficient
method of protecting your fireplace flue from water and
animals while saving on your energy bills with its air tight
An extremely quiet and reliable chimney fan system to correct
draft and venting problems. Exhausto fans work with wood
burning and gas fireplaces and stoves.
When the original chimney construction fire clay flue tile
liners are cracked, the cracks open during the heating phase
and allow gases to pass through to your chimney walls. The
gases, being acidic, attack the masonry and will shorten
the life of your masonry structure. In addition, this will
lead to carbon monoxide in your home. Stainless steel chimney
liners are needed to exhaust all poisonous gas and chimney
smoke out of your home safely.
of stainless steel chimney liners:
steel chimney liners have a lifetime warranty.
Stainless steel chimney liners provide superior fire protection
for your home.
Meet code requirements for safe operation and resale.
Stainless steel chimney liners are one long continuous
piece – not sectional
(no connectors or fireplace mortar joints to shift or
separate like clay tile chimney liners)
The chimney crown is the top base of a masonry chimney.
The mortar mix which makes up the crown is not designed
for and will not withstand years of weather abuse without
deteriorating; a situation which allows water to penetrate
the chimney. When cracking or chipping is present, the chimney
crown should be removed and a new crown should be properly
constructed of a Portland cement mix and cast so that it
provides an overhang projecting beyond all sides of the
Tuck pointing is filling missing, cracked or deteriorated
mortar joints in masonry walls. Priddy Clean removes damaged
mortar by grinding out joints and installs fresh pointing
mortar into the open mortar joint by ‘tucking’ or pushing
it into the damaged joint with a ”tuck pointer.” We color
blend the new pointing mortar to match the existing mortar.
The firebox is the part of the fireplace
where the wood is placed in order to make a fire. If the
firebox has cracked bricks or deteriorating mortar joints,
it needs to be rebuilt with new fire bricks and high temperature
refractory mortar; thereby restoring its structural integrity
or Reseal Flashing
Flashing is the seal between the chimney
and the roofing material. Flashing prevents rain water from
running down the chimney into living spaces where it can
damage ceilings or walls.
Chimney rebuilds include setting up (scaffolding
in most cases), tearing down & disposing, and code reconstruction
of your existing chimney.
chimney rebuilds: small chimneys, when no scaffolding
is required, or only the top few courses of a large chimney
and includes relaying a new concrete crown.
line up chimney rebuilds: The chimney is torn
down to the flashing area near the roofline, and then
rebuilt with a new concrete crown. Scaffolding required.
chimney rebuilds: Required when the chimney is
leaning or sever deterioration is present jeopardizing
the soundness and structural integrity of the whole chimney.
Total chimney rebuild require complete tear down of the
chimney and new concrete crown. In most cases the firebox,
hearth, and smoke chamber do not have to be removed (minor
brick chimney repair is usually sufficient).
Most masonry materials are porous and will
absorb large amounts of water. Waterproofing can preserve
your masonry chimney and prevent water damage and deterioration.
Priddy Clean uses ChimneySaver® Water Repellents which yield
10 years of protection, preventing major chimney overhauls
A chimney cricket redirects water around
a chimney that protrudes from a roof. Also called a saddle,
a peaked-shaped structure on the roof, it is perpendicular
to the chimney and main roof. If necessary, Priddy Clean
can install this.
Chase Cover Replacements
Priddy Clean offers and installs custom
chase covers. These durable chase covers are customized
for a snug fit over your chimney chase, offering years of
protection. These high-quality covers come in stainless
steel, copper, galvanized steel (which can be painted) and
Fireplace Panel Replacement
Most fireboxes usually have two side panels,
a back wall and floor panel. These panels generally need
to be replaced due to heavy chimney use, cracking or chipping,
discoloration, or water damage. Priddy Clean requires an
inspection of the Pre-Fab firebox in order to measure all
panels so they are custom fit.
Level I Inspection
A certified Priddy Clean Chimney Sweep can verify
that the chimney structure is sound and that the chimney
is free of obstructions and combustible deposits such as
creosote. This level of inspection is performed in most
Level II Inspection
The addition of a new home heating appliance or
a change in the type of fuel a homeowner is burning requires
a Level 2 inspection. This level of inspection is also required
upon the sale or transfer of a property. In some cases,
after an operating malfunction or external event that is
likely to have caused damage to the chimney. It may also
include a performance test, such as pressure test and smoke
test by a Priddy Clean technician.
Level III Inspection
When a hidden hazard is identified as a result
of either a Level I or II inspection, a Level III inspection
is highly recommended. This level of inspection confirms
the proper construction and condition of sealed portions
of the chimney structure and the flue system. Level III
inspections are generally performed when investigating a
harmful incident that has caused damage to the chimney or
Every homeowner needs to know accurate information about
their chimney’s condition. Priddy Clean offers Chim-Scan®
video inspection service, which provides an exact evaluation
of your chimney's interior without disturbing it.
*Never use a chimney that does not have a fire
chimney liner or has a damaged or improper lining!