Why Gas Fireplaces Need to be Serviced

The No. 1 reason homeowners choose gas fireplaces over their wood-burning counterparts is convenience. Unlike wood-burning fireplaces, gas fireplaces turn on instantly and don’t create the ash and smoke that wood fires do. That isn’t to say that gas fireplaces don’t...

Carbon Monoxide: An Explainer

When winter rolls around, it’s not uncommon for homeowners to get a fire going without first having the entire chimney system inspected to ensure that its operating at peak levels. Little do they know that there could be blockages—debris build-up from repairs and/or...

What You Can’t See Can Hurt You

Carbon Monoxide and Your Chimney When moving into a new home, it is impossible to pass a safety inspection without having working carbon monoxide detectors. This is because carbon monoxide is otherwise impossible to detect but also can be deadly if it is found in the...