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Gas Fireplace Troubleshooting Tips

Gas Fireplace Troubleshooting Tips

Gas fireplaces have become increasingly popular in homes throughout the Kansas City KS/MO area. It’s not just a feature found in newer homes. Many homeowners residing in older homes are  converting to gas fireplaces for their cleaner-burning, energy-efficiency,...
How Extreme Weather Can Harm Your Chimney

How Extreme Weather Can Harm Your Chimney

As anybody who’s lived for very long in the Kansas City, KS/Kansas City, MO region knows, we get our share of extreme weather. We learn to adapt and get used to it, but your chimney isn’t quite as adaptable. Severe weather events can cause significant damage to...
What to Do about Mold in Your Chimney

What to Do about Mold in Your Chimney

Under the right conditions, chimney flues can be ideal places to harbor mold growth. Mold thrives in dark, poorly vented and damp areas. Your chimney is already dark and poorly vented (compared with an open room in your home, for example). Add moisture from a leak...
How Summer Storms can Damage Your Chimney

How Summer Storms can Damage Your Chimney

Summer storms that dump huge amounts of rain in short periods of time can be problematic for a home causing damage to your chimney system. In fact, if the system isn’t properly maintained, any rain any time can lead to serious issues. Here are some things you need to...