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...
Your Leaking Roof may need a Chimney Sweep!

Your Leaking Roof may need a Chimney Sweep!

When homeowners find water leaking onto their ceilings and walls, their first reaction is often to call a roofer. However, the source of the leaking may be coming from your chimney, not the roof! Oftentimes homeowners with suspected leaky roofs will spend thousands of...
Carbon Monoxide Dangers

Carbon Monoxide Dangers

Most homeowners understand there are certain maintenance tasks that must be completed to keep their fireplaces burning safely and efficiently, such as checking masonry for signs of damage or having their chimneys regularly swept. However, many do not know about the...