The fireplace is often what you enjoy most during winter. When cold days and nights are over, it is a perfect time to get a spring cleaning. Spring is better than summer for chimney repairs and inspections. The temperature isn’t too hot. Plus, when summer comes, heat and humidity could cause your chimney to release unpleasant […]
The chimney is built to last a lifetime, and in many cases, is the last to go when the rest of the house has all but deteriorated. They are not immune to the ravages of time though and what most homeowners don’t know is that they are just as susceptible to weather and other factors […]
It’s important to have a chimney sweep clean your chimney before and after winter. After all, burning wood produces creosote, a highly flammable and hazardous substance that builds up in your chimney over time. What should you expect when you’re having your chimney cleaned? Securing the Work Site After inspecting your chimney, the chimney sweep […]
What are the things you should never burn in your fireplace? Naturally, plastics would be at the top of the list, but the other materials might surprise you. What Not to Burn Wet wood – Not only is using wet wood to heat your home inefficient, but it’s also risky. Due to its high water […]
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.