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We Build Outdoor Pizza Ovens

We Build Outdoor Pizza Ovens

Along with other masonry services, our fireplace experts build outdoor fireplaces fire pits, and brick ovens. Our CSIA certified chimney sweeps understand fire science and what it takes to create the best outdoor products for function and safety. Many consumers prefer barbecue grills and outdoor kitchens for cooking and entertaining because of the benefits like: easy clean-up, more space, odor control. There are many outdoor products that are on the market, popular among homeowners, and that we install here at Chimney Solutions of Indiana, but we are proud to now build outdoor pizza ovens.

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Wood-fired ovens cook food faster than indoors. It saves on gas or electricity in the house, and is easier to clean-up. Wood is also a renewable resource, so the outdoor pizza oven is a green option, for earth-conscious consumers. The high heat of the stove allows for a large pizza to cook to perfection in just two minutes. Your guests won’t have to wait around for dinner, and you don’t have to worry about entertaining them in the meantime.

Quality and Flavor

There is a reason that many bistros and Italian eateries use wood-fired ovens to bake pizza. This method of cooking is so fast, that the pizza retains its flavor and the heat is so evenly distributed that the pizza is evenly cooked to perfection.

Healthier for ‘Grilling Out’

Because food cooks so quickly in a wood-fired oven, fresh foods retain most of their nutritional value, vitamins, and minerals. You don’t have to cook pizza, either. You can roast kabobs, meats, and tin-foil meals for yourself, your entire family, or a large group, with no fuss.

Easy Construction

A chimney professional with experience building fireplaces and chimneys can build an outdoor pizza oven. At Chimney Solutions of Indiana, we use stones and mortar proper for high heat, and don’t compromise on quality. When we are finished with your outdoor pizza oven, it will be ready to use, inspected for safety and function, and built to last.

When You’re Ready to Bake

You can use your outdoor pizza oven to cook store-bought pizza, or make your own. Just make sure you have all the proper supplies and practice fire safety at all times. For using your pizza oven, you’ll need tools to manage your fire, leather gloves for added safety, and a pizza peel designed for high heat.

Just like an indoor chimney and fireplace system, the outdoor pizza oven needs routine maintenance in order for it to last. Schedule routine chimney sweeps and inspections to maintain safety and efficiency in your outdoor pizza oven. Chimney Solutions builds, repairs, and services indoor and outdoor fire heat systems year round. Call 317-757-6979 today to schedule your appointment or contact us here.

Why Your Chimney Smells Bad

There’s nothing worse than a summer gathering ruined by a stinky chimney! It’s actually quite common in the summer months when humidity rises and moisture mingles with soot and creosote. A dirty chimney will mean a stinky chimney, so the best way to avoid the occurrence is to make sure your chimney system is cleaned regularly.

Common Chimney Smells

  • Smoky/BBQ Smell Why Your Chimney Smells Bad Image - Indianapolis IN - Chimney Solutions
    This is the most common smell that occurs when you forget your regular chimney sweeps. The soot and creosote that coats the interior of the chimney system will stink if it’s allowed to remain in the system. When there is no fire in the fireplace, the scents don’t have gases pushing them up and out, so negative pressure pushes the smell down into the house. Another factor is when winds push into the chimney through the flue opening, and push the smell into the house.
    If it smells like a barbecue grill is sharing your living space, you should call a professional and schedule a chimney sweep right away. Your chimney will be ready for fall, and the smells will be eliminated.
  • Mildew/Moldy Smell
    This is a sign of a serious problem. Smells or visible signs of mold or mildew in the chimney system means water damage [http://www.csia.org/water_and_masonry.html]. It means there is a chimney leak that has occurred long enough for bacteria to grow. The mold may be affecting your family’s respiratory health, and the water is most definitely affecting your masonry.
    If you smell mildew or mold in your fireplace and chimney, hear water, or see visible signs of water damage, you should have your leaky chimney diagnosed as soon as possible.
  • Decomposition Smell
    The foul odor of decomposition can be overpowering and can cause severe reactions in people living in the home. The smells can occur when any living thing decomposes in the chimney system. This can means leaves, twigs, fur, droppings, and even animals that became trapped or suffocated. If you are experiencing the distinct odor of decomposition, you should have your chimney swept, and a chimney professional may need to remove a carcass from your system. To prevent reoccurrence you can talk to your technician about a new chimney cap that will keep animals out of the chimney system.

Chimney Cleaning

The last thing you want to ruin your summer is a costly chimney problem. The easiest way to avoid chimney odors, damages, and other complications is to keep up with your routine maintenance. Both the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommend regular chimney sweeps and annual chimney inspections to maintain the safest and most efficient chimney system possible. That means, if you schedule now, you can spend the rest of the summer with the assurance that your system will be ready for burn season, with no smells, and no damage.

Call Chimney Solutions at 317-757-6979 or fill out an appointment request online. We serve the greater Indianapolis, IN area with certified chimney sweep & inspections, masonry services, fireplaces and more. It is our goal to deliver the highest levels of customer service for each and every job.