How To Tell If Wood Is Properly Seasoned

Understanding how to tell if wood is properly seasoned is crucial for anyone who uses wood for heating, whether it’s for your fireplace, stove, insert, or campfire. Seasoned wood is wood that has been dried long enough to significantly reduce its moisture...

Ice On Your Chimney Cap? We’ve Got Solutions

You never quite get used to the short days and cold temperatures that come along with winter. Not only that, but it’s during this time of year that many homeowners start noticing a peculiar sight atop their chimneys – ice. While it might look rather picturesque, ice...

How To Keep Your Chimney Cleaner in 2024

The calendar has officially turned over and the new year is in full swing (even though you’re accidentally still writing “2023” on your checks). It’s the point in January when you may be questioning your New Year’s resolutions – and...

12 Days of Fireplace Safety

You probably remember the significance of “stop, drop, and roll” as a kid… but when it comes to safety around fireplaces during the holiday season, a more appropriate mantra might be something more along the lines of “prevent, prepare, and protect.” Most of us...