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...

Leaky Chimneys

Have you noticed that your ceiling is looking stained and nasty or even a little saggy in places? How about the wallboard around your chimney? If it is peeling or bubbly, soft around the fireplace, or if the floorboards are weak and not flush with the walls anymore,...

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...
Not Addressing Chimney Leaks

Not Addressing Chimney Leaks

When you have something that you really love, you take care of it. When you get a new car, you make sure that you get the oil changed on a regular basis. If you buy new appliances, you make sure that you follow the care instructions so that nothing goes wrong. When...

Protect Your Chimney With A Chimney Cap

Do you know what the number one cause of issues with your fireplace and chimney system is? If you’re thinking creosote build-up, think again. How about obstructions, such as nests, dried papers, dried twigs, and leaves, or even dead animals? Nope. Using the wrong type...