How Often You Should Sweep Your Chimney & the Reasons Why

How Often You Should Sweep Your Chimney & the Reasons Why

How Often You Should Sweep Your Chimney & the Reasons Why Regularly using your fireplace can rapidly cause your chimney to become dirty with soot, ash, and other minute particles from the fires, necessitating regular sweeping. Unfortunately, determining whether or not your chimney requires sweeping is difficult. While your fireplace may appear to be clean, […]

Formation of Modern Chimney Codes & Chimney Maintenance

Formation of Modern Chimney Codes & Chimney Maintenance

Formation of Modern Chimney Codes & Chimney Maintenance Older homes are known for their character, charm, and unique architectural details particularly the fireplaces and chimneys that are especially sought after when buyers are on the market for older homes. But despite having much of the beautiful original details that made the fireplace a focal point […]

The New Trend: Wood-Burning Fireplaces

The New Trend: Wood-Burning Fireplaces

The New Trend: Wood-Burning Fireplaces Perhaps it’s the feeling of throwing a log into a fire and hearing the crackling and popping sound as it burns. Or perhaps it’s the warmth and ambiance that a burning fire adds to any room. For some, it’s the beauty of an updated hearth that adds a touch of […]

The Importance of Chimney Inspections

The Importance of Chimney Inspections

The Importance of Chimney Inspections elaxing in front of a crackling fire is one of the simplest, most heartwarming things a person can do with loved ones during the colder seasons. However, there’s absolutely nothing pleasant about the fires, toxic fumes, and water damage that can occur if you neglect to properly maintain your chimney. […]

6 Signs That Your Chimney Needs To Be Swept

6 signs your chimney needs to be swept

6 Signs That Your Chimney Needs To Be Swept What’s better than the entire family sitting around the fireplace on a cold evening— swapping funny stories and sipping hot chocolate? The short answer is: no feeling really gets better than that.  Now, we know that it’s springtime in April and that we’re a long way […]

Best Times of the Year to Get Your Chimney Serviced

Best Times of the Year to Get Your Chimney Serviced

Best Times of the Year to Get Your Chimney Serviced When the frigid temps, ice, and wind of winter arrive, you’re glad you have your chimney to keep you warm. However, in order to ensure the safety of your family and home, you need to make sure that your chimney is properly serviced. According to […]

The Best Woods to Burn in Your Fireplace

The Best Woods to Burn in Your Fireplace

The Best Woods to Burn in Your Fireplace Whether you have recently bought a new home with a wood-burning fireplace, or you are only just beginning to explore the possibility of using the fireplace that’s been dormant since you moved in, there’s no doubt that wood-burning fireplaces are incredible. Not only will your fireplace allow […]

How Often You Should Service Your Chimney

How Often You Should Service Your Chimney

How Often You Should Service Your Chimney Chimneys are the best way to vent the smoke from your fireplace, but in order for them to do their job, they need to be serviceable. Your chimney is the main method that soot, smoke, ash, and other toxins are shuttled away from your home and funneled outside. […]

The Anatomy of Your Average Chimney

The Anatomy Of Your Average Chimney

The Anatomy of Your Average Chimney Your chimney is an important part of your home. It is a structure that has a purpose and serves a specific function, but do you really understand how it works? Most people think that you just toss wood on the fire and gather around on a cold day. While […]

Here’s What To Expect When Getting Your Chimney Inspected

Here’s What To Expect When Getting Your Chimney Inspected

Here’s What To Expect When Getting Your Chimney Inspected If you are busy, do not use your fireplace all the time, or you are simply not sure about what you are supposed to do, it is quite easy to fall behind on maintaining your fireplace. Unfortunately, not keeping your fireplace properly maintained can be dangerous. […]