When was the last time you used your chimney? If you haven’t used it for a long time, you may want to perform a chimney smoke test to check the safety of your chimney system. Also known as a chimney leakage test, it is one of the easiest ways to ensure that your flue is […]
If you own a traditional masonry fireplace, it should have a chimney damper. This is an essential component of your chimney, and it’s located in the flue to help control ventilation. Since the chimney damper plays an important role in your chimney system, it’s good to have an understanding of its basics. You can ask […]
Fireplace maintenance may seem intimidating at first. Due to its size, it’s one of the most difficult-to-clean places in your house. In addition, you most likely only use it during winter, which means you rarely think about its overall upkeep for the rest of the year. For instance, you might wait until the end of […]
In the previous blog, we spoke about the cause and effect of chimney fires as well as what you can do if they ever happen in your home. However, according to chimney relining experts, those aren’t the only things that you should know. In fact, you should also learn about the different ways you can prevent chimney […]
Creosote is a byproduct of burning wood that tends to collect in chimneys. Chimney cleaning logs, also known as creosote sweeping logs, are touted to help make it easier to remove creosote. But do they actually work?