Chimney maintenance is a key aspect of an efficient, well burning wood heating system. All chimneys should be visually inspected once per year, and usually require annual sweeping. A chimney sweep involves clearing the chimney of all deposits, and depending on the system, sweeping the stove pipe, clearing out the fire box, emptying the base, and inspecting and vacuuming all components. Kootenay Wood Energy also has the specialized tools and training for… Read More
We can repair most chimneys. Often our work involves applying a parge coat to recover and refine the outside of a cracked chimney. We also rebuild chimneys above the roof-line where weathering has caused deterioration. Installing a concrete chimney cap or crown is also common as chimneys weaken much faster without a crown. Contact us to discuss your chimney repair needs with a WETT Certified Wood Energy Technician.