Tips for Dressing Your Fireplace for the Holidays

Fireplace Decorations for the Holidays

Toss out the idea that the only way your fireplace is going to deck the halls is by hanging stockings! While garland and stockings are classic, there are so many other details and styles you can use to transform your fireplace into a warm winter wonderland. Display Christmas Cards Never know what to do with […]

Tips for Fixing a Leaking Chimney

Fix A Leaky Chimney

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, […]

How to Make Your Fireplace Energy Efficient

How To Make Your Fireplace More Energy Efficient

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 […]

How To Waterproof A Chimney

Waterproofing A Chimney

Waterproofing your chimney is an easy, affordable way to prolong the integrity of your chimney and avoid costly, dangerous damage from water leaks.

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 […]

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.

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. […]