FluesBrothers, Author at Fluesbrothers Chimney Service

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How to Identify Chimney Stains

How to Identify Chimney Stains

You may think a weathered look gives your chimney character, but stains can be a sign of an underlying problem. Let’s look at the various stains you might see on your chimney and what causes them. Green Stains If you live in a humid environment, you’ll probably notice...
How Dampers Control Fires and Air Flow

How Dampers Control Fires and Air Flow

Fireplace dampers come in two varieties: a throat damper, which is located just above the firebox, and a top-mount damper, which is installed on the exterior of the chimney at the top. In both cases, dampers are very important when you’re using your fireplace as well...