How to Maintain Your Chimney

How To Maintain Your Chimney

It’s undeniable that a well used fireplace takes care of you, so in return you must take care of it. Damper, chimney, and all! 

3 Steps to Repair a Chimney

Chimney Repair

Winter is nearly upon us, which makes ensuring  your chimney is in proper order should be top on your to do list! If you find your chimney is in need of repair, there are several steps you can take to remedy the situation. Left unchecked, these repairs can accumulate and result in disaster for roof […]

Chimney Maintenance Tips

Can you believe it’s almost August? Soon the leaves will begin to change color and the temperature will begin to get cooler. Evenings will once again be spent surrounding the warm fireplace with friends. If you’ve kept up with your maintenance, of course. Maintaining your fireplace and chimney is critical to not only efficiently enjoying […]

What Is Tuckpointing?

Tuckpointing…have you heard of it? If not, you may be wondering what it is and whether or not your brick structure may need it.

Can Chimneys Leak?

Can Chimneys Leak

The short answer is yes! In this article we’ll cover some of the most common causes for these leaks and how you can fix them so your fireplace won’t miss a beat this Fall and Winter.

Chimney Cleaning Myths

Chimney Cleaning Myths

Chimneys are no less subject to myths than Big Foot. Luckily, the experts of Cummins Restorations are here to lay those myths to rest once and for all!

What Are Chimney Flues?

Chimney Flue

In order to best maintain and use your chimney, it’s important to understand these various parts and how they all operate together.

How to Clean a Fire Pit

How to Clean a Fire Pit

Summer and Fall are right around the corner, which means it’s time to trade in the fireplace for your outdoor fire pit! If you want to ensure your fire pit looks and operates great throughout the seasons, it’s important to maintain the proper upkeep. Both wood-burning and gas burning fire pits will need regular cleaning. […]