Regardless of the season, pests ranging from bugs to rodents can infest your home and continue doing so undetected. Nevertheless, being able to spot them out in the open doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll be able to expel them as well. In order to address pest infestation, it’s critical to find their base and drive […]
Spring is a great season to clean up several areas of your home. It also presents a good opportunity to check for any damage that the winter weather may have caused. Some of the areas you should pay close attention to are your gutters, chimneys and windows. Read on to learn how you can properly […]
The lining is one of the most important parts of the chimney. It channels heat and gases up through the chimney top and blocks the resulting heat from causing combustible materials from catching fire. Cracked or damaged lining isn’t good and it’s important that you replace it before you start using your chimney again.
You light a fire in the grate, and the smoke it generates drifts up the chimney. That’s about it as far as most homeowners are concerned. But given how the chimney is one of the most important areas in a home, it doesn’t hurt to learn more about its components – like the liner, for […]
Smoke drifting from the chimney and a cheery fire in the hearth – these add warmth and character to your home. In fact, the slightest chill in the air is already a good enough excuse to light up a cozy fire. As with most home components, however, your chimney and fireplace have a lot more […]