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.
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.
Summer’s now over so you need to start accomplishing your end-of-summer home maintenance checklist. You’ll need to start preparing your home for the colder temperatures of fall and winter.