Time for a New Fire Place?

Most fireplaces in homes built before 1970 are masonry and will probably last as long as the house still stands. But homes built after 1970 usually contain prefabricated fireplaces. Prefabricated fireplaces were (and still are) less expensive than building a …
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Protect Your Chimney From Fires

Proper cleaning and maintenance of your chimney can prevent fires. Chimney fires are explosive. Oftentimes they go unnoticed or undetected. Flames shoot from the top of the chimney. This can cause additional fires in or around the home. Wood burning …
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Is Your Chimney Leaking?

Chimney leaks can be detrimental to the foundation of your chimney. In advanced cases, chimney leaks can be a safety hazard for your home. In this post, we will discuss some of the ways to determine if your chimney is …
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Why You Need A Chimney Inspection

Keeping your home, family, and belongings safe is important to most people. Every year, thousands of people are affected by fires and carbon monoxide poisoning in their own homes. Some of these events may be avoided with a simple chimney inspection. …
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Preparing Your Chimney For Spring Weather

Maintaining a safe, functional chimney all year round is important for any homeowner. The seasons can be tough on your chimney so it is important that homeowners take action to keep their chimney safe from the weather conditions. Exposure to conditions like wind, …
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Three Reasons Your Chimney Is Drafty

When you are cozied up next to your fireplace, the last thing you want is a drafty chimney. The best way to avoid a drafty chimney is through regular preventive, maintenance on your chimney. Scheduling once a year preventive maintenance can save …
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3 Reasons To Sweep Your Chimney

When was the last time you’ve had your chimney cleaned? Chimney sweeping is a vital part of maintaining a functional, safe chimney. We recommend you get your chimney swept at least once a year to ensure it is safe and operational. Cleaning your chimney offers …
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Prevent Birds From Entering Your Chimney

Many of us have heard of or experienced the dilemma of returning after a vacation to find that a feathered friend has taken up residency in your home.  Most likely, the entry point is the chimney.  Birds like to rest and even …
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The Importance of a Clean Dryer Vent

Many may fail to see the importance of regular dryer vent cleaning until their clothes dryer stops working or worse, a fire occurs. While no one wants to incur the cost of repairing a pricey dryer fix, the effects of …
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An October Fire

We get many calls in November about “wasps in the house”.  During the summer months wasps make their nests in caps of chimneys that haven’t been used for awhile.  This is especially true for those chimneys that vent gas logs. Wasps love …
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