Spring Chimney Sweeping

The best thing you can do for your fireplace and chimney system is to have it inspected and swept on an annual basis. You need to make sure that there’s no damage from a long winter of use. There are two main reasons that your chimney could be damaged. One of these is...

Chimney Extras to Consider

There are some things about your chimney that can’t be taken for granted. Opening up the damper when you’re burning a fire is a necessity because otherwise smoke will be sucked back into your home. Closing it is important when there’s not a fire in order to keep your...

Water Damage and Your Chimney

Your chimney seems indestructible, and for the most part, it is. However, overtime, water can cause major damage to your chimney structure. That is why preventative maintenance is all the more important for protecting your chimney against water, especially over the...

Birds & Animals in Your Chimney

Spring is finally here, and it's so nice to have some milder and warmer weathers. However, spring is also a time that birds and animals start to build nests to raise their babies. When it’s time to do so, animals and birds tend to look for a safe place. They want a...

Ways to Keep Your Chimney Closed

Your chimney is an important part of your home. It keeps the smoke and exhaust out of your home, directing it into the great outdoors. As important as it is to make sure that the smoke is able to exit the chimney, there are also some things that need to be kept out....

Gas Fireplaces, Stoves, and Inserts

There is nothing like a fireplace in the middle of winter. When the days get cold and the nights are long, it’s so cozy to cuddle up by the fire. If it's a wood fire, there is a lot of work required before, during, and after the fire. If you gather your own firewood,...

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...

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