The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

Each year in the United States, carbon monoxide unintentionally kills 400 people and sends anadditional 20,000 people to the emergency room. So why exactly is carbon monoxide so dangerous? What are the carbon monoxide dangers in your home? And how can you lower the...

Check Out Our Work First

Choosing the right professionals to care for your home, whether you’re in need of a plumber or a chimney sweep, is always a challenge. You want someone whose work you know will be done properly to keep your home looking good and functioning properly. If you’re...

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 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...

Diagnosing chimney odors

A stinky chimney can cause a great deal of frustration and embarrassment. When your chimney stinks, that odor can permeate your home and be nearly impossible to get rid of on your own. There are a few common causes of chimney odors, and identifying what is causing...