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!
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Read our spring cleaning tips to keep your chimney in tip top shape after the long winter, and in working order for the upcoming Fall!
Learning how and when to clean your chimney can prevent unwelcome situations from occurring – such as smelly interiors and chimney fires.
Wondering what happens when wood fireplaces don’t get clean? The experts at Cummins Restorations are here to enlighten you.
Many homeowners don’t know that furnaces, water heaters, and boilers have chimneys, or flues. The flue carries the gases and combustion safely outside the house. While there are many types of chimneys, they all protect the home from the danger of fire and gas buildup. Regular maintenance and inspection ensures the chimney has not deterioration […]
Traditional chimneys provide warmth and comfort to your entire family. How does a house chimney work? Built of stone or brick, a chimney has several components: firebox, flue, crown, dampers, smoke chamber, ash pit, and more. How does a chimney work? The Dampers When you burn wood in the fire, the smoke escapes past the […]
With winter just around the corner, you need a chimney inspection. Why? Prevent fire hazards and energy loss this winter. Your chimney inspector will tell you if you need masonry chimney repair, sweeping, or a new chimney cap. In general, there are three levels of chimney inspections, each more involved than the last. Basic Chimney […]