The Advantages of Using a Wood Stove

It’s the beginning of November, and the chill is definitely in the air! The waiting game is on, knowing that at any time snow could begin to fly. The breeze is getting colder and you can feel that winter is right around the corner. If you’re lucky enough to own a wood...

Selecting the Right Firewood for Your Fireplace

A warm, crackling fire in the fireplace is what many people look forward to on those cold fall nights. If you were thinking ahead, you probably spent some time this summer getting a stockpile of firewood. Even if you didn’t go out and chop firewood, you are probably...

The Enjoyment of an Outdoor Fireplace

There are so many things to enjoy during the fall season. Hiking through the woods and looking at the red, yellow, and orange leaves, watching high school football games on Friday nights, tailgating in the parking lot before a college football game, raking leaves,...

The Purpose of a Chimney Crown

You hear a lot about your chimney liner, dampers, firebox, maybe even your chimney cap. But how often to you hear about your chimney crown? Sometimes people use the terms ‘chimney cap’ and ‘chimney crown’ interchangeably, but these two components of your chimney...

The Function of a Chimney Damper

During the spring and summer, chimney owners think about the condition of their chimney cap and chimney crown a lot. These components of your fireplace system are incredibly important. They keep out the summer precipitation and any kind of creatures that might try to...