Are There Bats in Your Chimney or Fireplace?

Halloween is just around the corner, and while many people are busy decorating their homes with pumpkins and spider webs, some might be in for an unexpected Halloween surprise – bats in their chimney! These winged creatures are known for their association with the...

Troubleshooting Gas Fireplace Issues

Everybody loves a cozy fire, and the comforting warmth offered by a clean-burning gas fireplace is a welcome centerpiece in any home. Whether enjoying company around the fire or just relaxing with a good book, a warm, clean, and efficient fireplace turns cold autumn...

What To Do if Animals Are in My Chimney

Have you noticed mysterious sounds or smells coming from the area surrounding your furnace, stove or fireplace chimney? Droppings and debris filtering into your firebox? Maybe some movement on your roof near the chimney opening has caught your eye? Animals can find...

What Are the Different Types of Chimney Caps?

As a fireplace owner, you know the importance of keeping your chimney and system in the best shape possible. In fact, not doing so can invite some serious hazards, like increased risk of chimney/house fires, smoke in your home, carbon monoxide exposure, and more. But...

How Can I Prevent Chimney Leaks?

Water is an incredible thing. It can be the source of life and it can be the cause of death. It can be a great refresher and can be a great problem. When water is where it is supposed to be, doing what it is supposed to be doing, it is among the best nature can offer....

Too Good To Be True? Common Chimney Scams

Scams. We hear alot about them. But could we recognize it if someone tried to pull one of us?  This is a worthy question. In the chimney industry, we’re concerned about scammers because we know our clients rely on us for professional services that help preserve the...

Why Is My Dryer Not Drying?

If you’ve ever found yourself standing in front of your dryer, staring at a load of clothes that are still wet, you know the frustration that comes with trying to figure out why your dryer isn’t drying. There are several reasons why this might be...

Can I Burn My Christmas Tree in My Fireplace?

The Christmas season seems to come and go in the blink of an eye, but it leaves behind more than memories. If your home is like ours, after the wrapping paper has settled and dinner has been consumed, it can look like a Christmas storm has gone through. Simply put,...