Water and Masonry Chimneys

Masonry chimneys are some of the oldest types of chimneys. If you own a historical American home, you likely have one in your home. Your masonry is built for strength and integrity, and it’s made to last many lifetimes. One thing that can shorten the expected lifespan...
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...
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...
All About Chimney Caps

All About Chimney Caps

When it comes to protecting your fireplace system, there are a number of different chimney parts that play an important role. The chimney cap, however, is one of the most important parts of the chimney and is responsible for protecting the chimney and fireplace from...