Winter Weather and Your Chimney

What’s the strongest structure in your home? Hopefully, the whole house is pretty sturdy, but it does seem as though the last thing standing would be the mortar and brick chimney system. It is extremely durable and long-lasting, but that doesn’t mean that nothing can...

What is Golden Flue?

One important part of your chimney system is the flue. You’ve probably heard about a chimney flue, but do you really know what the purpose is? Your chimney is made of brick and mortar, and it’s a very sturdy structure. However, over time, even such a tough structure...

Chimney Inspections

Now that 2019 is here, it’s time to tackle all the things on your to-do list. If a chimney inspection and cleaning isn’t at the top of your to-do list, then you’ll want to consider moving it up. You’ll be using your fireplace more now that the colder days of North...

Chimney Caps

What’s the purpose of a chimney cap? Well, the name says it all! A cap is something you put on top of something to keep it covered, like a baseball cap on your head keeps the sun off and keeps your hair in place on a windy day. You put a cap on a pipe to keep it...

Leaky Chimneys

Have you noticed that your ceiling is looking stained and nasty or even a little saggy in places? How about the wallboard around your chimney? If it is peeling or bubbly, soft around the fireplace, or if the floorboards are weak and not flush with the walls anymore,...