The Importance of Chimney Flashing Repair

When you’re building something, it is of utmost importance to make certain that all areas that need to be sealed together are sealed. If you’re making a box, you have to make sure that every sides meet – leaving no gaps for the contents to slip through. However,...

Waterproofing Your Chimney

Have you ever left your laundry out on the clothesline too long, and a rainstorm sprang up? Sure enough, you have a line full of clothes that need to be dried again. That’s pretty frustrating. Or have you ever taken a walk when the skies open up and leave you soaking...

All About Chimney Crowns and Caps

There are many different ways to say the same thing… Some people say that you make a mistake; others might say you made an error. In some parts of the country you wear rain boots; in others, you wear galoshes. You might drink soda; someone else might drink pop....

Catalytic vs. Non-Catalytic Wood Stoves

Sometimes you just need a change. Sometimes changing the furniture around can make a big difference, or maybe even just rearranging the pictures on your walls. Painting your walls can add a bright, clean look to any room. Maybe you need new flooring, whether that’s...

Avoiding a Chimney Fire

Now that winter is here in full force, you can reassume your favorite winter activities! The thrillseekers resume ski, snowboard, or snowshoe on the mountain. Sometimes it’s even fun to just get out and make a snowman, some snow angels, or have a friendly snowball...

Correcting Chimney Draft Issues

For a fireplace owner, there are so many things to keep in mind when it comes to safely and efficiently maintaining your fireplace and chimney. You want to make sure that your chimney is safe to use and doesn’t have an excessive creosote buildup. It’s important that...

A Clean Chimney for the Holidays

The year has flown by so quickly and it’s time to start to think about the holiday season! Turkey, homemade stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole! Mashed potatoes and gravy, of course, and homemade rolls. Just thinking about it brings back sweet memories of...