Masonry Chimney Construction and Operation

You’ve decided that you want to add a fireplace and chimney to your home – or you already have a chimney and know it’s in such a state of disrepair that you’ll need to just start from the top and do a complete rebuild. It seems like this would be a pretty...

The Importance of Chimney Flashing

Is your chimney leaking? There are several things that could be causing this, such as structural damage to your chimney or a broken chimney cap. Probably the most common problem that causes chimney leaks is broken, worn out, or incorrectly installed flashing. What is...

Schedule Your Chimney Sweeping Before Fall

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, your thoughts turn towards fall activities. Sending the kids back to school, getting out your jackets and sweaters, giving the house a good cleaning, having friends over to eat chili and watch football – all of these things...

Chimney Relining

A chimney seems like such a simple structure, and the purpose seems clear. It serves to get the smoke from the fire in the fireplace up and out of your house. Simple, right? However, did you know that your chimney actually has many parts? The dampers, the flue, the...