How to Avoid and Identify a Chimney Fire

  Creosote, the residue that is left in the chimney after burning wood, is a flammable substance. This is what causes so many fires to break out in chimneys each year. Many fires are small enough to go unnoticed, but this could be a sign that a larger fire can start...

Helpful Tips for Storing Your Firewood

  We all love hot roaring fires at this time of the year, but what to do with all that firewood? It’s not like we can just dump it all in a pile by the back door and hope for the best, right? Nope, it’s not that easy. Well, you can do that, but then you are inviting...

Decorate Your Mantel Safely with these 5 Easy Steps

  We know that we always tell you that you should never decorate your mantel over your fireplace, because it can become a fire safety hazard. Well, we know that it can become a huge blank space that you can get tired of looking at, so we wanted to give you a few safe...

9 Rules to Follow for a Perfectly Safe Fire

  You may think that all you need to do is add some kindling with a couple of logs to your fireplace and light a match, and voila you have a fire. However, it is a little more difficult than that. There are a few rules that you should follow to ensure that you are...