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Negative Effects of Chimney Water Damage

Spring is the time of year that water damage is seems to be the most prominent. Because much of the chimney system is hidden, a homeowner might not notice a leak until it has lasted awhile. In fact, by the time visible signs of a chimney leak are apparent, there is...

The Purpose of Chimney Caps

Chimney caps don’t just make your roof look good. It doesn’t just compliment your chimney’s shape and give it a clean and beautiful look. Your chimney cap, along with all the other parts of your chimney system, is very important for proper and safe function. When the...

Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

If you have a home that has a fireplace or chimney, you probably worry a lot about flue fires, smoke alarms, and fire safety. It’s important to also pay attention to other risks which might occur without any sign whatsoever. Carbon monoxide poisoning can occur over...

A Chimney Sweeping for the New Year

This winter your chimney system is working everytime your fire is burning, and when it’s working it puts byproducts into your chimney system. These byproducts, soot and creosote, coat the insides of your chimney–all the places you cannot see–and will need...