The Benefits of Cultured Stone

Whether it’s the house itself, or a chimney, the home you’ve been admiring down the street may not be faced with real stone. In today’s market, more and more developers and homeowners are leaning toward options that are just as beautiful but pack less of a blow to the...

Benefits of Top Sealing Dampers

If you have an older, masonry fireplace, you likely have what is called a throat damper. This is one of the very important working parts of your fireplace and chimney system. When the damper stops working, it is very noticeable. The house can fill with smoke, it can...

CrownCoat and Crown Rebuild

When your chimney crown gets damaged, it can be a real problem for your entire chimney system. Over time, even a well-constructed crown made of the proper materials can become damaged to allow water into the chimney system. When you allow water into your chimney...

Common Signs of a Leaky Chimney

When there is a problem with your chimney, you may not notice it at first. In fact, most homeowners won’t notice a problem until it causes a bigger and more dangerous problem. This is because most of your chimney is hidden from view. The homeowner sees the fireplace...

Chimney Odors Explained

There are many things in your home that can cause you to raise your eyebrows throughout the year. Chimney odors are one of the things to detect or resolve. They can be a nuisance because they are constant or intermittent. They are often unexpected, and it can also be...