What is a Golden Flue?

Everything has a breaking point. When you buy furniture, vehicles, appliances, clothing, or any other product, you can count on the fact that, at some point, it will eventually break down or wear out. Even something as durable and long-lasting as your chimney will...

Owens Manufactures Custom Chimney Caps

If you own a chimney, you know how important it is to have your chimney inspected and cleaned on an annual basis. Not only does this make your fireplace run more efficiently, it is also important to make sure that there isn’t too thick of a creosote build-up. Creosote...

The Dangers of Leaky Chimney Flashing

Your fireplace is beautiful and useful and your chimney is one tough piece of masonry. However, even these things can have issues. One of the more common problems that can occur with your chimney is water leaks. Is your chimney is leaking? If so, it can cause damage...
Top 10 Reasons to Have Your Chimney Swept

Top 10 Reasons to Have Your Chimney Swept

Have you still not had your chimney swept even though it’s overdue? If the strong recommendation for annual cleanings from the National Fire Protection Association isn’t enough to convince you, here are 10 more reasons. Your teenage son said he’s embarrassed to have...
Are Odors Coming from Your Chimney?

Are Odors Coming from Your Chimney?

If you have been noticing an unpleasant odor in your home that seems to be coming from the fireplace through the chimney, several things could be the source. In the summer, chimney odors are more common because the use of your air conditioning system and...