Nowadays, most homeowners prefer gas fireplaces over traditional wood fireplaces. Not only are gas fireplaces safer and more energy-efficient, but they also have a lower impact on indoor air quality. The only downside is that they can be tricky to operate. If you’re having trouble lighting your gas fireplace, check the pilot light. Issues with […]
With winter fast approaching, it’d be a good idea to inspect your fireplace and chimney. A dirty fireplace and chimney can drastically lower indoor air quality and comfort. Here’s you how to winterize your chimney and fireplace.
In a report by the U.S. Fire Administration, it’s estimated that almost 3,000 household fires are caused by dryer vents every year. This is the number one reason why proper maintenance should always be part of your home care routine.
There’s something about old fireplaces that homeowners just love. Unfortunately, for all their appeal, they do require maintenance from a professional chimney sweep. Now that the colder season is here, you can expect to find plenty of use for this traditional heating system so keeping your chimney in good condition should be high on your […]
Nothing feels quite like a real wood-burning fireplace. Gas-powered, electric and gel fireplaces might be more convenient, but a real wood-burning fireplace sparks the imagination and makes a house feel like a home. Unfortunately, this comes at a price. You need to keep your fireplace and chimney well-maintained.