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...
Starting A Cold Fireplace

Starting A Cold Fireplace

After a long summer of disuse, many homeowners are unsure of how to start the first fireplace of the season in their fireplace. Learning how to start a cold fireplace can allow you to better enjoy your first fire – as well as the rest of the burning season. The...
Draft Issues With Chimney Caps

Draft Issues With Chimney Caps

Although not unheard of, it is rare to find a modern home with an uncapped chimney. In addition to protecting your fireplace system from moisture, animals, and debris, chimney caps can also help improve fireplace drafting. The presence of a chimney cap does not...
Firebox Repairs

Firebox Repairs

Although fireplaces and chimneys are built to withstand not only the heat from fires but also the outside elements, they can still become damaged or deteriorate due to wear and tear over time. While many homeowners focus on keeping their chimneys clean and in good...