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! 

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 […]

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 Often Does My Chimney Need Cleaning?

chimney-cleaning

Chimneys provide heat and a sense of comfort to your home, especially during the cold months. But, before you start burning your wood or gas fireplace this year, it may be time for scheduled chimney cleaning. Even if you have not used the chimney much this year, it’s recommended to get an inspection once a […]

Do You Need a Chimney if You Don’t Have a Fireplace?

types-of-chimneys

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 […]