Chimney Sweep in Raytown, MO
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The Fireplaces & Chimneys of Raytown, Missouri
BY. ROBERT BERRY, OWNER OF FULL SERVICE CHIMNEY
Town Full of Sturdy and Timeless Hearths
The homes and hearths in Raytown represent the finest in upper-middle-class dwelling construction as any in the Kansas City area. Though many of these chimneys are nearly one hundred years old, they used the finest materials and careful attention was given to the craftsmanship. For example, some of the flues have the original lead flashing that was pounded into a small square sheet and molded to the chimney where it went through the roofing material. The flue liners in the chimneys (those from the period from 1945 forward) are installed with care and attention one would give to decorative trim or tile.
With Raytown having a rich history dating back to the pre-Civil War, the homes and their chimneys frequently have structural and safety conditions that need attention before being put to use. Unlined flues must be evaluated and re-lined if needed. This is regardless of if they are servicing a gas unit or wood-burning appliances. The mortar used pre-WWII is of a softer variety than is currently available.
FSC is the Raytown Sweep of Choice
Since the late 1980s the technicians of Full Service chimney has helped keep Raytown’s hearths warm and the homes safe by providing quality work priced at a great value. Should your flue or vent simply need regular servicing or major repair, feel free to contact one of the Certified Chimney Sweeps at Full Service Chimney for quick help you can count on.
A Quick History of Raytown, MO
William Ray saw an opportunity to capitalize off of his blacksmithing skills when he built a shop along the Santa Fe Trail eight miles south of Independence, Missouri in 1848. The area had been settled by emigrants from eastern territories like Ohio and Kentucky. The wooded, hilly landscape reminded them of the Blue Ridge Mountains so they originally called the area “Blue Ridge.” However, because of the popularity of Ray’s shop and the small acreage he owned that intersected trails, it became a well-known landmark called “Ray’s Town” and eventually “Raytown”. Although Ray moved to Oregon with his family in 1853, Raytown Road was officially marked by town commissioners in 1860. The road helped connect people living around the area to Kansas City.
Full Service Chimney inspects, cleans, and repairs Raytown chimney’s daily… as we’ve done for over 30 years!