What can HeatShield offer your chimney?

You might have heard of HeatShield chimney and smoke chamber sealants. HeatShield offers innovative products that are highly effective and very popular. But what can HeatShield offer your chimney?  A restored and safe chimney liner  If your masonry chimney liner is...

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...

Inside the Smoke Chamber: Fire in the Hole?

Most house fires related to chimneys are due to an installation error, or problems not discovered by someone doing an inspection, maintenance or repair work. Rest assured, the last person doing anything to the chimney is the first person the insurance company goes...

Parts of Your Chimney

Parts of a Chimney Before operating or maintaining a fireplace and chimney, it is important to know and understand the different parts of the chimney and their function in keeping your home warm and safe. Let’s start from the top down to understand all the parts of a...

Smoke Chamber May Be a Smoking Gun

An article by Certified State Fire Investigators, Marge Padgitt, CCS and Gene Padgitt, C.F.I. Smoke chambers are a hot issue-literally as well as figuratively. As a Certified State Fire Investigator, Gene sees quite a few house fires caused by problems in the smoke...