Lately, the wood burning stove market has seemed to take off. Wood burning stoves offer consumers a great way to save money on heat, while providing an exceptional look and feel to homes and buildings. Today, local fireplace, wood stove and appliance stores are providing consumers with “packaged deals” on this hot item, but often leave out the insulation and lining instructions. The hired installers often improperly install the lining and insulation, causing the lining to expand and problems to arise. If consumers go back to the company that sold them the stove, the retailer may not be responsible because they were not the ones to install it.
Because of this lack of knowledge in the industry, Doctor Flue, who provides some the best wood stove installation Ann Arbor (http://www.doctorflue.com/
“We wanted to help these inspectors, because it is ultimately the customer who is hurting,” Kevon Binder Jr., a CSIA Certified Sweep of Doctor Flue, mentioned. “If the inspector knows what to look for, and can help crack down on these companies not providing proper wood stove installation and service, the end consumer will benefit greatly.”
During the seminar, Binder, a wood burning fireplace expert, was able to teach the inspectors what insulation is acceptable, and how to check for it. They were also educated on how this issue is putting families at risk, when liners are being installed against manufacturer installation instructions. Binder concluded by mentioning, “These inspectors have a very difficult job, and must know so much about every aspect of the consumer’s home operation. The chimney is just one small aspect of what they do, so I was honored to share with them an area of my expertise.”
Doctor Flue’s wood burning fireplace experts are dedicated to helping homeowners take action against unqualified installers and the stove shops that hire them. If you feel your wood stove was improperly installed, Doctor Flue is currently offering discounts on cleaning fees and normal installation. You can receive $50 off your cleaning fees if a copy of your sales/installation receipt of the wood stove can be presented. Discounts on installation will also be considered.
About Doctor Flue:
Kevon Binder Sr. started Doctor Flue in 1986. Today, “Doc” works side-by-side with his son, Kevon R. Binder Jr., to provide the best chimney services in the area. These excellent chimney sweeping services are located throughout Michigan and Ohio, including locations in Ann Arbor, Birmingham, Dearborn and Jackson, MI, and Columbus and Toledo, OH. Doctor Flue provides exceptional service in the areas of chimney cleaning (http://www.doctorflue.com/
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