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Cold Air in Your Fireplace

Cold Air in Your Fireplace

Your fireplace should be a source of warmth and comfort. Unfortunately, some fireplaces have the opposite effect. Some fireplaces actually cool portions of your home, especially if you don’t have a proper damper. This allows warm air to travel up and out of your...
Dampers: What Types Are There?

Dampers: What Types Are There?

You’re likely familiar with your fireplace damper. Each time you light a fire, you pull the lever or chain to allow the smoke from your fire to exit through your chimney. Perhaps you’ve felt the chilly draft that comes when you forget to close the damper again when...
What Is a Pre-Fabricated Fireplace?

What Is a Pre-Fabricated Fireplace?

Pre-fabricated or “manufactured” fireplaces are produced and assembled in a factory before being transported and installed by a professional fireplace installer at a particular job site. These fireplaces have been made since the 1960’s and have become popular over the...