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Top Chimney Repairs to Have Done This Summer

Now that the winter months have come to an end, you may not be thinking of how you can prepare your home for next winter. However, the summer is the perfect time to make sure…

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Waterproofing to Prevent Chimney Leaks: What to Know

There’s no mystery about it. Your chimney takes a beating from rain, wind, and even heat from the sun. It’s exposed to the elements day in and day out. By far, the most significant negative…

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A Guide to Finding Chimney Leaks

Chimney leaks are cause for concern not only because water in the chimney can eventually weaken the chimney, but whenever you have excess water in your home, you run the risk of a mold problem…

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Why Chimney Cleaning Should Be Left to Professionals

You already know chimneys need regular cleanings. What you might not know is that the Chimney Safety Institute of American advises an annual inspection and cleanings as needed. It’s the cleanings as needed that often…

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Preparing a for Chimney Inspection and Sweep

Your fireplace is a relaxing amenity that can warm up chilly days and cast a soft glow through your home. Many homeowners enjoy sitting by the fire, taking in the ambiance and listening to the…

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4 Types of Chimney Smells Not to Avoid

You fell in love with your home because of the wood-burning fireplace. You’ve enjoyed winter evenings cozied up in front of the fire with a book and a cup of tea. Now, it’s spring, and…

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Why Not To Use a Household Vacuum to Clean the Fireplace

If your home has a fireplace, you know that there’s certain maintenance that’s required to keep your fireplace and chimney in good condition. In addition to having a chimney sweep regularly clean your chimney, you…

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Chimney Dampers Overview

Chimney Dampers Overview

A chimney damper is an important aspect of your chimney and fireplace. Many homeowners are unaware of what a damper does and how to determine if it is working correctly. Understanding how to use a…

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What to Expect from a Routine Chimney Inspection

As the weather begins to warm with the changing of the season, you’re probably realizing your chimney needs a bit of attention. Throughout the cold winter months, you’ve probably been using your fireplace more. This…

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