What is the Point of a Chimney Cap?

Most, but not all, chimneys have chimney caps. If you’re not sure if you have a chimney cap or not, it’s easy to find out. All you need to do is go outside and look up. There is a large cement slab at the top of your chimney. This is the chimney crown, and it is built...

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...

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....

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...

Chimney Caps

Having a fireplace is a real benefit for most homeowners. It is a place to relax after a hard days’ work, to enjoy the company of friends and family, orto sit back and have a cozy meal with a loved one. It is such a simple process as well; just lay the wood and get a...

Why is a Chimney Cap Necessary?

A chimney seems like a pretty tough structure, right? Bricks stones, and mortar are materials that are very long-lasting and durable. But there is something that can work against the toughness of your chimney, and that is precipitation. Water can get in your chimney...