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A chimney with a chimney cap, one of the 4 parts to check before listing your home.

4 Parts of the Chimney to Check When Listing or Selling a House

Thanks to Clean Sweep for this episode of Tips from the Pros about what parts of the chimney to check when listing your home.

When your clients are getting ready to list their homes on the market, there are many different parts of the home that need to be inspected. One of the most important things is the chimney. As a real estate agent, you aren’t expected to be performing these inspections. However, it’s a good idea to have a base level of understanding about the different parts of the chimney so that you can answer some questions for your clients. Here are some of the different parts of the chimney that are checked when you are listing or selling a home for your client.

Chimney Cap

Chimney caps are installed on the very top of a chimney...

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chimney line insulation

Is Chimney Liner Insulation a Good Idea?

Thanks to Clean Sweep for this episode of Tips from the Pros about getting chimney liner insulation.

Spring is just a few weeks away at last. Maryland winters can linger with us a little longer than we’d prefer. A cold March is ahead of us. Perhaps chimney liner insulation can add a boost of efficiency and safety through the remainder of the winter.

What Is Chimney Liner Insulation?

Chimney liner insulation exists to improve the safety and efficiency of chimney systems, all while reducing the cost of maintenance. The insulation helps to keep combustion gasses hot until they exit through the chimney flue. This means that the liner in your chimney will accumulate less dangerous creosote and moisture.

There are two main types of chimney liner insulations: the insulation blank...

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