Monthly Archives: April 2021

How Chimneys Cause Fires

Chimney fires are no joke. Across the US, thousands of homes are yearly damaged due to unexpected chimney fires. Not only do these flames severely damage your chimney’s masonry, but they’ll also put your life and your family’s lives at risk. In this blog, you’ll learn how chimney fires come to be and what you […]

You Need Chimney Inspections in the Summer—Here’s Why

Before the colder months begin to creep up on us, ask yourself if your chimney is ready to function through the winter. If you haven’t gotten your chimney serviced since it was switched off in spring, then you should definitely get it inspected before the end of summer. The warmer months are always better for […]

How to Get an Animal Hiding in Your Chimney Out of it

So, you’re sitting by your fireplace reading a good book. All of a sudden, you hear a strange rustling sound coming from your chimney. You take a closer look, and you see (and smell) animal feces in your firewood. What does it all mean? You’ve gathered that you probably have a small animal who’s stuck, […]

Signs Your Chimney is Damaged

People don’t often think about their chimneys and if they need any work done on them. The problem is that in most cases, the chimney is out of sight (and so out of mind as well). Even if you looked up your fireplace or climbed on your roof to check, you may not recognize the […]

Everything That Can Go Wrong with Chimneys

If you haven’t had the fireplace or chimney in your house cleaned out in a while, it may be time to consider calling in a chimney sweep. Many people don’t realize that there are quite a few hazards associated with a dirty chimney, and without a regular cleaning schedule, it’s easy for those problems and […]