With the summer season still underway, make sure you keep your damper closed since you won’t be using your fireplace until the colder months. Your local chimney relining contractor explains why this is important.
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.
Chimneys play an important role in your home. They allow heat, smoke and flue gases to escape from fireplaces and cooking appliances. Yet, they will sometimes need some TLC to ensure that they continue to work properly.