fireplace maintenance

  1. The Benefits of a Chimney Cap

    The Benefits of a Chimney Cap
    Proper maintenance of your fireplace is incredibly important.  The best way to prevent needing constant maintenance is by investing in the right accessories from the offset.  Not only can chimney caps be a fun way to express your design preferences, but they have several technical benefits to ensure that your fireplace is long-lasting and free of damage.  Here, we’re going...
  2. Why You Need A Stainless Steel Chimney Liner

    Why You Need A Stainless Steel Chimney Liner
    We advise everybody to invest in a chimney liner, but does it matter what type?  Yes!  As with any product, the better and more reliable the material is the better, and there are certainly varying degrees to which you can count on a chimney liner to do its job depending on what material yours is made of.  Stainless steel is...
  3. Tips for Maintaining Your Fireplace

    Tips for Maintaining Your Fireplace
    Because it isn’t a delicate or fragile item, we don’t often think about the ways in which we need to take care of our fireplace.  We assume that because a fireplace is able to withstand the heat of a fire, it means that it isn’t in need of maintenance, and that just isn’t true.  Maintaining your fireplace, like maintaining any...
  4. How to Heat A Home with A Fireplace and Chimney Liner

    Many homeowners are wondering this winter how to heat a home during the wintertime using their fireplace. It is really an energy-saving option when it can be done efficiently. In a previous post it was discussed what kinds of wood are good for burning, and many areas of North America are plentiful with forested areas that are full of trees...
  5. Comparing Different Types of Fireplaces

    Everyone loves to have a fireplace in their home. Whether it's to add that extra bit of warmth to your home during the holidays (literally and figuratively), or simply for aesthetics, a home will always benefit from having some type of fireplace installed. When you venture into an older home, you'll see a different type of fireplace than you would in a current model home, but the only main difference is the maintenance. Continue reading

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