Monthly Archives: April 2021

Problems with Vintage Chimneys

Old houses can be quite lovely. Their aesthetics and designs are often ones that aren’t being recreated anymore or would be too expensive to get made now. However, they do come with their own set of problems, especially if they have a chimney. Today, we’ll discuss some problems with older chimneys and why you should […]

How Chimney Repairs Work

Chimneys are often a neglected part of your house. Not everyone remembers that upkeep is necessary for the chimney, and fewer still get the minimum cleaning and maintenance work done on time. Today, we will talk about chimney repairs, how to know when you need them, and what you can do about them. Step 1: […]

Chimney Repair or Replacement: Which Should You Go For?

If you are starting to notice cracks in the bricks of your chimney, you might want to consider calling in professional chimney service providers. Depending on your chimney’s damage and the structural integrity, you may need some light to medium repairs, or you may need a full-on replacement for your chimney. To help you differentiate, […]

Can You DIY Your Chimney Repair?

Quite a lot of people enjoy DIY projects. They are an excellent way to improve your own tool and construction skills and can lead to you creating some cool projects around your house. However, it is also important to know what work is suited for DIY and what is suited for professionals. Chimney repairs are […]

Here’s What’s Causing a Chimney Leak

One of the most annoying things that can happen to your chimney is that it begins leaking. This may occur during the rainy season, or it may be happening a bit more regularly. Today, we will look into common reasons for leaks in your chimney and how masonry services can help solve them.

Why Does My Chimney Smell?

Not everyone knows to expect weird smells to come down your fireplaces. While it shouldn’t happen regularly, smells and odors can come through occasionally. They are usually a good sign that a chimney inspection is required. Here are some common reasons why your chimney may be smelling bad. Image Title: chimney-sweep Alt-Text: House with chimneys […]

If You Have Children at Home, Follow These Chimney Safety Tips

Having a fireplace in the house can be quite an exciting experience for children, especially during the winter months. Having a log burning through the end-of-year holiday season while the family sits around it will make for great memories. Of course, there will also be concerns about keeping the children safe around a blazing fire. […]

How to Avoid the Risk of Fires in Your House

Chimney fires are no joke. Approximately 25,000 chimney fires are reported every year in the United States. These fires can be as extreme as fire being shot from the roof of your house and dangerous enough to burn down a house completely. Today, we’ll discuss how to avoid these fires and the importance of chimney […]

Noises from the Chimney? Here’s What it Could Mean

It is not unusual for a house with a chimney to be making strange and random noises. In many cases, the noises may be nothing to worry about at all, but in others, it could be a sign that you need chimney services. Here’s a short guide on what sort of sounds will need some […]

Follow These Tips to Avoid a Chimney Repair

While no part of your home will ever actually be fine without some sort of upkeep and repair work, it is entirely possible to minimize the amount of time and effort that would be required to get something like the chimney fixed. Often a time-consuming and hectic form of maintenance, chimney repairs can take up […]