Decorate Your Hearth for the Fall Season Safely

Cooler temperatures, shorter days, and falling red, orange, and yellow leaves. These are all signs that fall is upon us and we will all be spending more and more time inside our homes. If you are anything like us, that time indoors involves decorating for the new season and adding unique touches everywhere.  One of […]

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Could Your Chimney Venting Problem be Serious?

A chimney has one main function, and that is to channel smoke from a fireplace or other type of heat source, out of the home. To do this properly, internal components have to be in the best condition, which is not always the case in some homes. One sore point for homeowners where chimneys are […]

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Choose the Best Chimney Cap for Your Home

A chimney cap is one of the hardest working elements in, well on, your home. This item not only keeps rain and snow from falling down your chimney, it also keeps out sticks, dirt, other debris, and critters. When you install a chimney cap, you are ensuring that your chimney stays intact for a longer […]

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5 Ways to Keep Your Children Safe When a Fire is Burning

Children are naturally curious, which is a good thing when it comes to them exploring and learning about the world. However, there are certain things in this world that are extremely dangerous to little ones. One dangerous item is a lit fire in a fireplace and while you have probably warned your children that fire […]

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4 Fall Chores that Need to Be at the Top of Your List

The lazy days of summer will soon be behind us and that means that it is almost time to kick things up a notch and begin our fall chores. Yes, we know that you are not ready and we are not ready either, but these jobs are necessary if we all want to make sure […]

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What You Can Do to Prevent Dryer Fires

Dryer fires are a real problem for homeowners in the United States. They are the cause of approximately 15,500 fires every year. We often assist homeowners with dryer maintenance and dryer vent cleaning in effort to prevent dryer fires. Here’s what you can do to prevent them in addition to scheduling a professional cleaning at […]

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What Summer Rains can Mean For Your Chimney

Most of the time, rain is a welcome feature of nature, but for property owners it can bring a number of problems. As the summer starts to heat up, the rains can offer some relief. If your chimney is not in the best shape, you will find this out quickly. Chimney leaks can be a […]

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What is that Odor Coming from My Chimney and What Can I do About It?

There are a few things that can cause the odors that are coming from your chimney and the best way to determine what is causing the smell and get rid of it is to call and have your chimney cleaned and inspected. You can use a powerful flashlight and look up the chimney to see […]

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Take Advantage of Summer and Decorate the Fireplace Fire Box

We all understand how difficult it is to decorate the fireplace during the fall and winter months. We have to move everything and disrupt the decor throughout the room just to start a fire to knock the chill out of the room or to enjoy that cozy glow. But we rarely start the fireplace during […]

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Summer is the Best Time to Protect and Repair Your Chimney

Homeowners who routinely have the chimney inspected and professionally cleaned understand that they will receive a repair and protect diagnosis at some point. The chimney is very sturdy, but it is not indestructible. It isn’t an out of sight – out of mind thing that you can just avoid. We always recommend that chimney waterproofing […]

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