House Pressure Issues

House Pressure Issues

Fireplaces are supposed to add warmth and comfort to our homes. However, if you are experiencing pressure issues your fireplace could be directly affected. If it seems like your fireplace is not producing any heat, is using too much wood, or is letting cold air in you...
Know the signs of a chimney fire

Know the signs of a chimney fire

Would you know if your chimney caught fire? You probably assume you would, as some chimney fires come with flames and sparks shooting from the rooftop, smoke billowing from the chimney, and a roaring sound like a freight train filling. Often, however, chimney fires go...
How Ivy Can Damage Your Chimney

How Ivy Can Damage Your Chimney

You may enjoy the ivy that creeps up your chimney, softening the look of your home and providing a romantic, old-world feel. Or perhaps you’re ambivalent to the ivy that has made its way up your chimney. Regardless of how you feel about your ivy, you should be aware...
Identifying Chimney Discoloration

Identifying Chimney Discoloration

Stains on the sides of your chimney structure can take away from the curb appeal of your entire home. And while chimney discoloration can make your chimney look unsightly, it may also indicate a deeper chimney problem. The following are four of the most common types...
The Importance of CSIA Certification

The Importance of CSIA Certification

When it’s time to have the chimney swept, many homeowners choose to go with the least expensive company they can find. While this may save you a little bit of money in the short term, it may end up costing you more in the long run. Although a less expensive chimney...