The Importance Of Burning Seasoned Firewood

The fuel you burn in your fireplace matters. The right fuel ensures that your fireplace burns cleanly and efficiently. When you burn the right fuel, you get more heat with less fuel. In addition, you prevent the rapid buildup of creosote in your chimney. Do you have a...

National Fire Prevention Week Is Oct. 8-14

Home fires pose a serious danger. In 2015, home fires across the United States caused 2,560 deaths, 11,075 injuries and $7 billion in damage, according to statistics from the National Fire Protection Association. In all, fire departments in the United States responded...

The Anatomy Of Your Fireplace

Fireplaces seem like a simple enough concept: You build a fire in the fireplace, and the smoke travels up and out of the chimney tube. Well, essentially, that’s how a fireplace works – right? On the contrary, that common vision of a fireplace system is...

Hire A Certified Chimney Sweep

Like any other component of your home, your chimney requires regular maintenance. This includes occasional repairs and eventual upgrades. Want to make sure your chimney is cared for properly? Then be sure to hire a chimney sweep who has been trained and certified by...

Forward Schedule Your Chimney Service!

Every year, summer seems to fly by, with holiday celebrations, family reunions, vacations and fun weekend outings. Before we know it, we’re shopping for school supplies and preparing our home for the winter. With the whir of summer, fall home maintenance can creep up...

How to Spot Common Masonry Damage

No homeowner wants to hit the fall months and be told that their fireplace or chimney needs to be repaired before it can be used. That’s why it’s important in the spring or early summer to take stock of your chimney and fireplace masonry. By knowing how to spot common...