Window and Door Covering Specialist!

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Mike’s Mobile Screen & Chimney Service your window and door covering specialist! These pictures our from a customer that did her entire home with Solar Screens and had a Viewguard Security screen door installed on the front door. This customer will now enjoy savings on their energy bill! Call us today and ask about how we can save you money! Call Toll Free (877) 520-3595

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Sliding Security Doors Are Here!

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THEY ARE HERE! Mike’s Mobile Screen & Chimney Service now offers Sliding Security Doors! This nifty door takes the place of a sliding screen door and offers you and your family much more security.

These doors are also available in several different styles. Pictured on this page is a recent install at a customer’s home. Margaret loves her door and was very pleased with the installation. She chose the Single Door with Stainless Steel mesh. What isn’t pictured, (Coming soon) is the Double Door. The Double Door offer a secure Stainless Steel mesh on the stationary side as well as the moving door side.

Also available are the Single and Double versions in Amplimesh (Similar to what is on the Tru-Frame Door). No matter what the application calls for we have you covered!

More information will be coming soon and we will have it up on our website as soon as possible. For now please contact our office if you have any questions or would like to set up an appointment to have one of these awesome Security Sliding Doors installed on your home.

Customer Satisfaction is Our Goal!

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Mike’s Mobile Screen & Chimney Service is second to none with customer satisfaction! Sometimes a customer will have an idea. This idea is sometimes a very custom one. Jose came to us and needed some added security to his home. Our friendly staff showed him several options of Security Doors. Jose wasn’t sure about which style of Steel Security Door to get. He asked if he could have something more custom. A door that he would design and we could make. Sure! We’ve done several doors that have custom components and we’ve always had really great outcomes.

Jose sent us the design for his door. We were able to draw the door and send him back a proof. He quickly approved it and we began fabricating his door. When the door was installed Jose was in shock. The physical door not only met his expectations, it exceeded them. Jose was very ecstatic about his new door.

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Don’t DIY Chimney Cleaning

Why You Shouldn’t DIY

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In the past few years there has been a lot of hype in regards to DIY (Do It Yourself). There are some websites and blogs such as Pinterest that say a homeowner doesn’t need a chimney sweep to perform a chimney cleaning and post videos that teach you how to perform a chimney cleaning.

Many posts online (such as Pinterest) say homeowners can clean out their own chimneys.

 

However there are certain things that homeowners’ shouldn’t take it upon themselves to do, such as cleaning their home’s chimney. There are some homeowners that may do a good job in maintaining their chimney but that’s only to a certain degree (no pun intended). Things such as creosote buildup, a damaged flue, live/dead critters, etc. can be overlooked when DIYing a chimney cleaning, which is why a chimney sweep needs to be called in.

3rd Stage Glazed Creosote

Damaged Flue Liner

 

Chimney Sweeps are certified trained professionals who while cleaning your chimney also look for anything that may be wrong with your chimney. They also use the proper tools and equipment needed to clear out your chimney completely without creating any new problems along the way.

So before trying your hand on chimney cleaning, call one of our professional chimney sweeps today at 1 877 520 3595! or schedule an appointment with us online at mikesmobile.com/chimney-services/!

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Warning Signs Your Chimney Might Need Repairs

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Usually by the time the average homeowner notices a problem with their chimney, it has probably needed some repairs for quite some time. To avoid any future repairs (big or small) be sure to be on the lookout for these signs.  

  • Damaged Lining

Chimney Liner

 

Unfortunately, there are usually no obvious signs that a chimney liner is damaged. In some rare cases, you may notice broken masonry in your fireplace and the debris could be bits of a deteriorating flue liner that have fallen into the firebox. Because it is usually not obvious that a liner needs to be repaired, it’s important to have a reputable chimney sweep inspect your chimney’s flue annually. To avoid harmful hazards such as creosote on your liner and home, schedule a chimney sweep to remove the soot and creosote before it turns into Stage 3 and damages your liner.

  • Water Damage

Water Damage

 

From something as serious as crumbling masonry to something seemingly harmless like droplets of water, both are usually reasons enough to call over a professional chimney sweep to have a look at your chimney. A certified chimney sweep will also be able to inspect your flashing, the chimney cap as well as the crown which tend to be the common causes for a leaking chimney. Other signs of a leaky chimney include:

  Water stains on masonry, walls and/or ceilings.

  A musty odor coming from within the chimney,
   clogged cleaned-out area and/or wet ashes

  To avoid some water damage have your
    chimney waterproofed professionally.

  • Wear and Tear

Damaged firebox

 

The firebox/fireplace is usually the part of your home’s chimney system that receives the least amount of attention even though it withstands the most heat and abuse. If built with the incorrect materials or if affected by water penetration the masonry can be damaged which can be disastrous. In order to avoid disastrous damages to your firebox, assessing the firebox as part of your monthly home maintenance is the best way to stay on top of it. You can do so by removing ashes and by looking for cracks in your chimney’s masonry.  

For more information on other services Mike’s Mobile Screen & Chimney Service offers visit our website!

If you happen to realize that your home’s chimney does need to have some repairs done, schedule an appointment with us today at TOLL FREE NUMBER 1 877 520 3595!

Winter is Coming!

Chimney Sweeps – Winter is Almost Here!

 

Guess what time it is?!

It’s time to get your home’s chimney and fireplace inspected! Summer has officially drawn to a close and Fall has already begun! Which means your home’s heating appliances will be heavily used this upcoming Winter!

Do you know why it is important to have your home’s heating appliances ready before the cold season approaches?

Well it is recommended by the National Fire Protection Association that homeowners should have their chimneys cleaned and inspected annually. If you haven’t had yours swept yet, don’t wait until the very last minute to schedule your needed inspections and repairs! Here at Mike’s Mobile Screen & Chimney Service, we offer a full chimney services. Mike’s Mobile also does the following services to our customers including: chimney cleanings, inspections, repairs, fireplace rebuilds, masonry work and much more! Our company also serves the surrounding areas including: West Sacramento, Davis, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, Cameron Park, El Dorado Hills, Rocklin, Folsom and more!

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Call Mike’s Mobile today and set up an appointment! (877) 520-3595