Preparing your chimney for fall

The days are getting shorter, and the kids are soon heading back to school. Fall is right around the corner, and the chilly temperatures will be here before you know it. Is your chimney ready to keep you warm for all the cold days ahead? Now is the perfect time to...

Common Masonry Repairs

Does your chimney or fireplace’s masonry need some attention? Over time, if your chimney has not been waterproofed, then there is a good chance you’ll find your chimney brick and masonry looking worse for the wear. This is very normal and, if caught early, especially...

All About Chimney Liners

According to the CSIA, problems in your chimney’s flue can pose serious risks to your home and family, as it’s no longer able to perform its primary function: to safely contain and vent the products of combustion to the outside of your home.

Stinky Fireplace?

Dirty dishes and trash are two things that can often leave a foul odor in your home, and they are generally an easy fix.  However, your chimney can also produce smells when it is dirty or the weather changes.  If you are experiencing these problems or anything else...

Signs You May Need an Inspection

The old saying goes “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”  This however is not always true with maintenance in your home.  Even if things are working properly, do not pass up your yearly inspection and sweep on your chimney.  If you sense a problem, it is important that...