- Posted: October 24, 2016Read more »
For generations, the fireplace has been the staple in many homes - especially around the holidays. Back in the day, the fireplace, or even just a simple fire pit, had a sense of community and safety around it, which still carries through today. The fireplace is that one part of the home where you all gather around and enjoy each other's company - of course, the kitchen is also good for that, but does anyone really talk while they're essentially inhaling the holiday feast? Probably not.
- Posted: June 05, 2015Read more »
When you’re attempting to fix any problem, it helps to know a little bit about how the system you’re troubleshooting works. In terms of fixing a chimney, there are several confusing terms, some more technical than others. However, if there’s one thing you need to know about chimneys, it’s that even the simplest chimney draft problems can create an unhealthy and unforgiving living environment.
- Posted: March 06, 2015Categories: Fireplace AdviceRead more »
Think your fireplace can only be used to heat your home during the winter? Think again, because you can use your fireplace and chimney system to cool your home during the hot summer months as well. Believe it or not (we'd believe it), using your chimney to cool your home is a great way to green up your lifestyle and you'll save a ton on money on your electric bill since you won't need to have your air conditioning on 24/7.
- Posted: February 04, 2015Read more »
While a majority of homes today have gas fireplaces, some still require the old fashioned chimney liner kit. For those homeowners who have a legitimate wood burning fireplace, keeping it clean is crucial for prevent fires or any toxic fumes from entering the home. When you look at the construction of a chimney, the liner may not seem like an important aspect, but it's one of the most important.
- Posted: November 25, 2014Read more »
With the chimney being one of the most neglected areas of the home, it's crucial for homeowners to understand the necessary maintenance so it functions properly and safely. The problem with chimney systems being neglected is that many homeowners don't understand what a complex system it has become over the years.
- Posted: July 28, 2014Read more »
For many homeowners, chimney upkeep can be a daunting task, but that's why professionals exist, so whether you choose to do any cleaning and maintenance on your own, or you'd rather hire someone to do the job, we're here to tell you how difficult of a do-it-yourself task it may be.