Gulfport Chimney Sweeps and Inspections
Chimney Repair and Fireplace Services
Chimney Sweeps aren’t the only service that may need to be carried out on your chimney. We offer many professional chimney services.
- Humane Animal Removal: Animals. like birds or raccoons oftentimes take shelter in a chimney, animals can wreak havoc in a chimney and cause damage, or even worse, find their way into your house!
- Water leaks: Water leaks are the most common issue, and if it goes unnoticed, can be one of the most expensive and damaging. We offer flashing, chimney caps, and more to prevent this from happening to your home.
- Masonry Repairs: Sootmaster Chimney Repair Gulfport offers several different masonry repairs. For example, we offer tuckpointing, chimney flue repair, flue relining, and more. Our repairs are done by professionals that have had years of training and practice in the field.
- Fireplace repairs: Our fireplace repairs and chimney sweeps at chimney repair Gulfport are done by CSIA trained workers. We offer the best real estate, home, and insurance inspections, as well as water leak repairs and animal removal.
- Fireplace Installations: Sootmaster Chimney Sweep Gulfport offers several types of fireplace installation. For instance, we can install simple fireplaces, but we can also install ash dump doors, wood stoves, and other products. Contact us for more information!
Why Choose Us
At Sootmaster of Gulfport we find the customer is the most important thing to us, so doing our job at the highest standard is second nature. Additionally at Sootmaster, we offer direct and fair pricing so the customer knows what they are getting and paying upfront. This goes hand and hand for our companies core beliefs and is reflected and shown in the quality of our work. We do a phenomenal job, and our mission is for the customer to feel the same way as we do after every job. When you hire Sootmaster you hire only the best-certified technicians to oversee the repairs and services necessary. By providing you with a detailed report after every job, including what we did, how we did it, and what it means to you and for you in the future.
- Trustworthy– All employees undergo extensive background checks and drug testing to ensure a safe work environment.
- Qualified– All of our experienced technicians are highly skilled and trained at what they do with many years of perfecting their trade.
- Consistency– All employees are continuously trained and “follow-ups” are regularly confirmed to ensure the same quality of work for every customer.
Signs of Water Damage
Water damage is one of the most common issues we encounter when doing a chimney sweep or a chimney inspection. Water leaks are prevalent in regions of heavy rainfall, hurricanes, or tropical storms. A water leak can be a simple sealing issue that is fixed by touching up the exterior or a leak can be a severe problem that requires a Level 2 inspection and masonry repair. It’s important to know that almost all water leaks start out small, but over time, through prolonged water exposure, a leak can turn much bigger. Water can get trapped and expand in colder temperatures, causing cracks in the brick. Water can also mix with the soot build-up, forming an acidic mixture that deteriorates the lining of the chimney. Mold, mildew, and rust are by-products of rain and materials colliding in dark spaces. When inhaled, mold is very harmful to your health. Rust will reduce the integrity of the structure, rendering it unsafe. An annual inspection, recommended by the CSIA, will allow a technician to notice any early signs of a water leak before it can turn into a much larger issue.
Lastly, for questions about our services, give us a call at 228-206-0429 . You can also request an appointment online, and we’ll send a chimney repair professional right to your door. Find your local Sootmaster on our area service page. In conclusion, we want to be your top choice at Chimney Sweep Gulfport.
Gulfport is a beautiful town with lots of character. It is the second-largest city in Mississippi and has something for everyone to enjoy. While we are cleaning you, feel free to grab some food, walk in the park, visit a museum, or explore the fantastic city of Gulfport!
The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies
The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS) is a non-profit organization established in 1984 for the purposes of public education, conservation, and research on marine mammals and sea turtles in the wild and under human care. IMMS’s Ocean Adventures Marine Park is open to the public year-round, reservations are not required. The Park is open seven days a week from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. All admission and interactive program proceeds go toward our conservation efforts.-www.tripadvisor.com
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Located in a 1915 schoolhouse, under the large live oaks, just blocks from the beach in Gulfport, MS, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is a special place for children and their grown-ups. Inside, 15,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits encourage fun, learning, and creativity. Discover different cultures at Celebrate the World We Share, board the train at Dolan Avenue Depot, and create a mini-masterpiece at our art studio, Art Knows Anything Goes. Outside, oak-covered acres provide more space to let the imagination run wild. –www.tripadvisor.com
Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum
The Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum is a Model Railroad Club & Museum with over 200 years of railroad history dedicated to Bringing the Spirit of the American Railroad Back to Life. We are located at 504 Pass Road, Gulfport, MS. Hours of operation are 12 pm-5 pm Tuesday through Saturday. We do offer birthday parties along with private parties. –www.tripadvisor.com
Chandeleur Brewing Company
“Chandeleur (“shan-duh-leer”) Island Brewing Company was started by Cammack Roberds and Cain Roberds from The University of Southern Mississippi. Their love of beer began in the ’90s, which eventually lead to homebrewing, and an endless pursuit of finding the best craft beers the World had to offer.” –www.chandeleurbrew.com
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The Employees of SootMaster were amazingly professional. The came to my home in Gulfport and were on time. My chimney sweep was well done and the employees stayed on task and completed the sweep effectively.
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Thank you for sending Tim you to perform a chimney sweep at my mother’s home in Gulfport. They were clean neat and effective. I would highly recommend them.
Frequently Asked Questions
What's safe to burn in the fireplace?
You should only burn well-seasoned wood. Watch this video from the CSIA to learn what NOT to burn in your fireplace.
What is a flue?
A flue is a duct for smoke and waste gases produced by a fire, a gas heater, a power station, or other fuel-burning installation.
How often should I get my chimney swept?
According to The National Fire Protection Association Standard 211, “Chimneys, fireplaces, and vents shall be inspected at least once a year for soundness, freedom from deposits, and correct clearances. Cleaning, maintenance, and repairs shall be done if necessary.”
My fireplace stinks, especially in the summer. What can I do?
The smell is because of creosote deposits within the chimney, a natural byproduct of woodburning. The odor is sometimes worse during the summer when the humidity is high the air conditioning is turned on. A typical sweeping will help but usually won’t solve the smell completely. There are commercial chimney deodorants that work well, and plenty of people have good results with kitty litter or maybe baking soda set inside the fireplace. The real problem is that the air being drawn down the chimney, an indication of overall pressure problems within the house. Some make-up air should be introduced someplace else in the house. A good sealing and a top-mounted damper will reduce this air flow coming down the chimney.