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Masonry damage can be unsightly, bringing down the value of your chimney, dropping efficiency, and creating a fire hazard. It may not seem like a big deal–a few cracks are no big deal, right? Wrong. Spalling masonry–that’s cracking, crumbling, and...

What Winter Can Do to a Chimney System

Winter is show time for your chimney system. It is the time when it endures the most abuse, works the most, and may have the most problems if it isn’t properly maintained. Winter Weather and Your Chimney Ordinary wear-and-tear can lead to serious damage during winter...

Masonry Restoration

Masonry restoration encompasses everything from completely tearing down existing masonry and rebuilding it from scratch to cleaning and sealing masonry.  Because of the inherent nature of the materials used to build traditional masonry chimneys, with the lone...

When Your Firebox Needs to Go

Out of all the appliances and features in the house, the fireplace could be one of the most long-lasting. This can be true for many homeowners, especially when the fireplace is brand new when you moved into the house. This unit might even last you a lifetime without...