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What You Should Know About Chimney Fires

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there are about 53,600 house fires reported each year of which the primary cause is heating equipment. The leading contributing factor to these fires is one thing: failure to clean. The primary heating...

We Repair and Replace Chimney Caps

The chimney cap is the first defense for your chimney—against weather, animals, and debris. When it’s designed well and installed correctly, it offers protection for your flue for many years. However, many times, caps are made with cheap materials or installed...

Dangers of a Dirty Chimney

If you’re like many homeowners, your chimney is used at least intermittently each winter. Even those who don’t use their fireplace as a primary heat source still use the fireplace regularly all winter long. Every time the fire burns in your fireplace, smoke and gases...

Save Money and Energy with Top Sealing Dampers

Did you know that of all the things that can go wrong with your chimney system, problems with the chimney cap is quite common? Not only is it common for the cap to become damaged or dislodged, but it also leads to a chimney leak that can wreak havoc on your system....

Why Does My Chimney Stink?

If you used your fireplace all winter long, you’re probably ready to ignore it for the summer. You can absolutely forget the fireplace and chimney system for the off-season as long as you had your routine maintenance completed in the spring. If not, your fireplace may...

We Now Offer Gas Services!

Gas fireplaces and appliances are becoming more popular each year—among homeowners, designers, house flippers, and even in the hospitality industry. Whether you’re renting, buying, or staying at a bed and breakfast, you may come in contact with a gas fireplace. Even...

Wildlife Removal and Prevention

With warm weather is upon us, you likely don’t need your chimney, but your neighborhood wildlife may need it! Many homeowners notice animal intrusion in the spring, particularly birds, but sometimes other animals such as squirrels, chipmunks, and raccoons can...
Is It Time for a New Chimney Crown?

Is It Time for a New Chimney Crown?

The two most neglected parts of the fireplace system are the firebox and the chimney crown. The firebox endures the highest heat for the longest amounts of time. The crown endures precipitation, sunshine, and freezing and thawing temperatures day after day, year after...