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...