We were having a leakage issue in our basement that was due to moisture in our chimney. The frigid Chicago weather has caused quite a havoc this winter. Lindemann was able to diagnose the problem and ... - Steve M. (Chicago, IL)
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Spring is such a welcoming time of year in the Northern Chicago/Southern Wisconsin area. Animals that were in hibernation wake up to warm sunshine and decent temperatures. Birds migrate north to sing their morning and evening songs. Chimney swifts search out a nice hollow tree or warm chimney to nest in. Did I saw warm chimney? You bet! And once a chimney swift chooses your chimney, you can’t remove them. They are protected under the Federal Migratory Bird Act. You have to wait for them to leave. All of them.
To prevent chimney swifts and other animals such as squirrels, raccoons and other birds from nesting for months in your chimney, have a chimney cap with a spark arrestor screen installed now. We carry chimney caps for every architectural style in stainless steel and copper. To contact us click here or call us at 847-918-7994.
Posted by Karen Stickels Lamansky, author of Design Ideas for Fireplaces, published by Creative Homeowner Press