Ensuring your chimney and fireplace are ready to go before the frost comes in makes for a smooth seasonal transition.
Spring has sprung! Which means it’s time to close up your fireplace for the season and head outside. But before you do, it’s best to give your fireplace a good ole fashioned Spring Cleaning!
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Waterproofing your chimney is an easy, affordable way to prolong the integrity of your chimney and avoid costly, dangerous damage from water leaks.
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 […]
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.