The Importance of Chimney Liners

What’s inside your chimney? If you’re like most homeowners, you assume that your chimney is a simple, hollow tube that allows smoke to escape up and out of your fireplace. While this is true to some extent, chimneys are more complicated than that. In fact, your...

Why is Chimney Sweeping So Important?

It’s that time of year: The temperatures have dropped and homeowners are ready to entertain their families and friends around a warm, glowing hearth. Before you light your fireplace, however, you need to have your chimney swept and inspected. Every fire prevention and...

The dangers of creosote

Each time you burn a fire in your fireplace, the smoke that travels up the chimney cools and causes condensation on the walls of your chimney flue. That condensation hardens into creosote. You might be familiar with creosote — it’s what your chimney sweep clears away...