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Ash Removal

Ash Removal

How to Remove Ash from Your Fireplace or Stove Is there a right and a wrong way to remove ashes and coals from your fireplace or wood stove? You bet there is. Just recently, a detached garage in North Carolina burned to the ground because the homeowner improperly...
Common Chimney Repairs

Common Chimney Repairs

Chimneys Don't Last Forever Like just about everything else, chimneys get old. There are many parts to your chimney that may wear out over time. Sometimes, you have damage after a disaster that requires attention. And sometimes, water makes its way into your chimney...
What Goes Into An Inspection?

What Goes Into An Inspection?

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) develops, publishes, and distributes more than 300 codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other associated risks.  One code in particular, NFPA 211, is the industry standard upon...