chimney

  1. What Are Chimney Dampers and Why Do I Need One?

    What Are Chimney Dampers and Why Do I Need One?
    Picture this: you’re home on a cold winter night and you decide to build a roaring fire to keep you and your family warm.  After preparing your wood and fostering a strong flame, the house begins to fill with smoke.  Panicked, you have the family stay outside while you see to the issue, only to realize that no smoke is...
  2. How to Avoid Having Chimney Fires

    Recently, a fire occurred inside the wall of a chimney in a trailer where a chimney liner was not installed. Having proper chimney supplies like a chimney liner is critical because it prevents residue from the fire from building up within the chimney and starting a fire, which is dangerous. There are a number of ways to prevent chimney fires...
  3. Types Of Fireplace Supplies You Need To Keep Fire Going

    Types Of Fireplace Supplies You Need To Keep Fire Going
    As the owner of a fireplace, you’ve probably spent more time than you would like trying to manage and maintain the perfect fire. Turn your back on a wood-burning fireplace for just a few minutes, and that flame may dwindle away before you know it. There are plenty of ways to fix that problem, as well as any other issues...
  4. What is A Chimney Chase Cover?

    There are many accessories that are able to improve the efficiency or overall look of both a fireplace and chimney. The chimney inserts that are used to improve the inside of chimneys and lengthen their life span are a great way to improve the quality of a chimney. Another thing chimneys need from time to time is the chimney chase...
  5. Chimney Pots: See What You've Been Missing

    Chimney Pots: See What You've Been Missing
    Via The Ledger Independent  Chimney pots date back to the 13th century, and are typically associated with England.  However, there is research that shows they were used in the Roman Empire, India and Australia. Chimney Pots The purpose of a chimney pot was quite simple and ingenious:  they were used to extend the chimney in order to improve the draft...
  6. Your First Fireplace, Chimney, and Chimney Cover

    Who doesn’t love sitting by a warm fireplace all bundled up when it’s below freezing outside?  If you’re going to be using your fireplace, chimney, and chimney cover for the first time in your home, you should take a look at these safety precautions before getting toasty by lighting the fire. Safety Precautions for Your Fireplace and Chimney   Inspection...
  7. Creative Ways to Spruce Up Your Chimney Before Winter

    The outside of the home gets so much love in the summer. Homeowners eager to enjoy the outdoors plant gardens, spruce up their home’s curb appeal and even update exterior trim or siding. As temperatures soar, this winter seems so far away. Let’s face it. When people think about chimneys and fireplaces, they think about winter. With last year’s record...
  8. The 2 Main Reasons to Have A Chimney Cap

    There has always been speculation about the necessity of having a chimney cap for chimneys. In all reality, having a chimney cap will help protect your chimney and your home from all different types of damages, which can be prevented by utilizing the chimney cap as soon as possible. Here we have listed 2 of the main reasons why we...
  9. Chimney Chase Cover: A Must-Have In Homes with Chimneys

    Why use chimney chase covers?   Have you ever found water dripping into your home trough the chimney, or perhaps a little squirrel or a cat fall into the house through it? In rough weather conditions, have you had wind blows debris entering your house? If you have had such problems, then fitting a chimney chase cover is the best...

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