Importance of a Functioning Chimney Flashing

There are so many parts to a working fireplace/chimney system that it’s hard to keep them all straight. There’s the damper, which you need to remember to open when lighting a fire but close when you’re not using your chimney. There’s the smoke chamber, which guides...

Protect Your Chimney With A Chimney Cap

There are many parts to the chimney – some that you could easily name and others that are a bit more obscure. There’s the hearth and the surrounding mantle, the firebox, the flue and the damper. However, there are less-known parts of the chimney that are equally...
Keep Smoke Out Of Your Living Area

Keep Smoke Out Of Your Living Area

When it’s cool outside, it just feels so cozy to build a fire in the fireplace. What a great way to get the chill out of the air in your home! But if the room fills with smoke, then the enjoyment goes out the window. There are several reasons this may be happening,...