Why Your Old Damper May Need Replacing

  No chimney system lasts forever, but in older homes they are sometimes prone to a few more problems. Steel throat types or cast iron dampers can be found in many older homes. This component seals the fireplace when you are not using it, but a lot of heat reaches the...

What is the Chimney Liner and What Does it Do?

  The saying out of sight, out of mind is never truer than it is in regards to the chimney liner. How often do you look at your chimney and think about what’s going on behind the brick or rock facade? People rarely think about the interior of the chimney and whether...

Strange things Found in the Chimney

  The chimney has always been a symbol of warmth, of family, and of holiday cheer. There are, however, several interesting stories about the chimney that are rarely told. We decided to keep today’s blog post light and easy to read – packed with humor in one form or...