Safe & Clean Chimneys

Obstruction Removal

Lindemann has been Chicagoland’s leader in fireplace repair for more than 50 years. Schedule your appointment today to remove obstructions in your chimney.

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Chimney Obstructions Can Develop Over Time

Annual chimney inspections and cleanings typically help prevent troublesome obstructions, but sometimes customers notice unusual blockages that require immediate attention. Lindemann technicians use specialized equipment to locate, inspect, and remove chimney obstructions of all sizes and shapes, such as the following:





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Obstruction Removal Benefits

Why Your Chimney Needs To Be Obstruction Free

Removing blockages not only enhances the performance of your chimney but also ensures the health and safety of your household. Our expert team at Lindemann is dedicated to providing thorough and effective chimney obstruction removal services

Improved Air Quality

Eliminates harmful pollutants and smoke that can accumulate due to obstructions, ensuring cleaner indoor air.

Prolonged Chimney Life

Regular removal of obstructions helps in maintaining the structural integrity of your chimney.

Enhanced Safety

Reduces the risk of chimney fires and carbon monoxide buildup by ensuring proper ventilation.

Increased Efficiency

Promotes better airflow, which improves the efficiency of your heating system.

Peace of Mind

Knowing your chimney is clear of blockages and your family is safe brings a sense of security.

Compliance with Regulations

Ensures your chimney meets local safety standards and building codes.

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How To Know If My Chimney Is Obstructed?

To know if your chimney is obstructed, look for signs such as smoke backdraft, poor fire performance, unusual noises, and unpleasant odors. A visual inspection and smoke test can also indicate obstruction. Always call a professional if you suspect an issue.

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Our Process

Obstruction Removal Process

The obstruction removal process typically involves several steps to ensure that your chimney or fireplace is thoroughly cleaned and safe to use. Here is a general overview of what you can expect when you hire Lindemann’s obstruction removal service:

  1. Inspection: The first step in the obstruction removal process is to inspect your chimney or fireplace.
  2. Set-up: Once the inspection is complete, the obstruction removal specialist will prepare the area.
  3. Removal: Our specialists will use different tools and techniques to remove the obstruction.
  4. Cleaning: After the obstruction is removed, we will clean the entire area thoroughly, including the chimney.
  5. Final Inspection: Once the cleaning process is complete, the specialist will perform a final inspection.

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Why Choose Lindemann For Your Chimney Needs

Every customer deserves to work with trustworthy, knowledgeable technicians on their important projects. In Chicago’s North Shore and communities across northern Illinois, Lindemann works hard to earn new business and build trust and satisfaction with existing customers. We are a family-owned operation that takes pride in craftsmanship, attention to detail, and customer service.

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