When Will Chimney Swifts Leave My Chimney?

When Will Chimney Swifts Leave My Chimney?

You might not be the only one who thinks your fireplace is cozy. If you’ve noticed noises or bad smells from your chimney, it’s possible that you’re unknowingly providing a nesting spot for a family of chimney swifts. What are they, and what can be done about them?...
What Causes Chimney Fires?

What Causes Chimney Fires?

A chimney’s job is to transport the smoke and fumes from your fires to the outside of your home, making your fireplace experience as safe and enjoyable as possible. However, a chimney can also become a hazard if left without proper care. One issue to watch for...
Fireplace Update Options for Fall

Fireplace Update Options for Fall

Fall is coming! Is your chimney ready? We’ve got some great upgrade and update options for the upcoming cooler months. Already know what you want? No problem – reach out to our techs today, and we can get you where you need to be. First Things First…...
How To Combat Summertime Chimney Odors 

How To Combat Summertime Chimney Odors 

The summer season is an ideal time to enjoy the outdoors, along with the countless actives that go online with it like grilling, time in the pool, backyard get-togethers, and more. Unfortunately, there’s another part of this season that’s less enjoyable...
Should I Switch to a Top-Sealing Damper?

Should I Switch to a Top-Sealing Damper?

Chimneys offer a path to the outdoors. During the cold weather, heated air can pass through the chimney and make your house appear colder than it actually is. As a result, you need to increase the temperature in your property. The opposite is also true as warm air...
Have You Joined Our Frequent Fires Program Yet?

Have You Joined Our Frequent Fires Program Yet?

What have you got on your agenda for springtime maintenance? Buying new plants for your garden? Investing in some good lawn care products? Starting on those outdoor projects you’ve been putting off? These are all well and good, but don’t forget to add...
Answering Your Fireplace Cleaning Questions

Answering Your Fireplace Cleaning Questions

Are you wrapping up your burning season? With spring right around the corner and temperatures finally starting to rise up, most put a stop to fireplace use and start cranking up the A/C. But what does that mean for your fireplace and chimney? Well, cleaning up your...
A Guide to Storing & Seasoning Firewood

A Guide to Storing & Seasoning Firewood

What do you look for when purchasing firewood? The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) recommends looking for logs with following features: dark, split ends lightweight makes a hollow “clunk” when smacked against another piece smells mustier looks...