What is a CSIA Master Chimney Sweep?

If you have hired a chimney sweep or professional dryer vent cleaner in the past, you might know the value of searching for a CSIA-certified chimney sweep. The CSIA — the Chimney Safety Institute of America — is an industry leader in training, education, and...

The pros and cons of vent free gas logs

Perhaps no home-heating appliance is misunderstood like vent free gas logs. Vent free gas logs can be fitted into an existing open-hearth fireplace, or arranged in their own freestanding firebox. Vent free gas logs require only a gas hookup. They don’t require a...