Chimneys are an essential part of our homes, especially during those blustery Canadian Winters. But what if they are beyond repair?
In a time where many are making resolutions for the new year, it’s only fair that your chimney gets a checklist of things to improve, too.
Uh oh, got a leaky chimney? Causes of leaking chimneys can usually be narrowed down to five reasons. If your problem isn’t solved after following these tips, your leak is likely coming from a different source than the chimney! Invest In A Chimney Cover Without a chimney cover, your chimney is susceptible to rainfall, animals, […]
It’s the buzz phrase that’s on everyone’s mind these days: energy efficiency. While energy efficiency and fireplaces have never gone hand in hand (85% of the heat generated from a fireplace escapes through the chimney) modern modifications are allowing homeowners to change that. So if you are looking to supplement some of your heating bills […]
Fireplaces are amazing! Adding a certain charm to homes by providing warmth and a cozy place to gather with loved ones. In fact, many homebuyers today want to know if it’s worth it to invest in a chimney. Other’s want to know if negotiating chimney repair costs during the purchasing process is necessary. Which begs […]
Fireplaces are the perfect place to hang out during the cold, winter months. They are cozy, stylish, and can even add value to your home! However, when your fireplace begins to put on its very own firework show, it can hardly be considered relaxing or safe. Has your chimney began emitting sparks? Read on to […]
Waterproofing your chimney is an easy, affordable way to prolong the integrity of your chimney and avoid costly, dangerous damage from water leaks.
Our top 4 reasons for a regular chimney sweep means your beloved fireplace doesn’t need to be another homeowner headache.
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!
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 […]