Monthly Archives: July 2022

How To Put Out A Chimney Fire

Chimney fires can be extremely dangerous if not handled properly. They are loud and can cause thick smoke to erupt from the top of your chimney. These fires can be caused by factors like creosote buildup or a faulty chimney liner. Studies show that home heating equipment like fireplaces causes over 48,530 house fires annually. If you […]

9 Trendy Ideas To Upgrade Your House’s Curb Appeal

First impressions make all the difference, especially when it’s your house. Whether you want to sell your house or just want to increase its overall look for your enjoyment, adding curb appeal is usually the best and easy way to make your house appear nicer. Regardless of what you may think, enhancing your house’s curb […]

2022’s Most Eye-Catching Fireplace Designs

Fireplaces are becoming increasingly popular in the United States as a home improvement. In 2017, it was estimated that 320,000 homes had brand-new fireplaces installed. From December through February, Connecticut experiences harsh winter temperatures. Therefore, a fireplace installation by a professional service is an excellent addition to any living area because of its ambiance. A fuzzy blanket and […]

Getting a New Fireplace? Here’s What You Need To Know

In the United States, fireplaces are rapidly becoming one of the most sought-after features for residential properties. It is estimated that in 2017, 320,000 residential properties had newly constructed fireplaces installed. Winters in Connecticut are very cold from December to February. So a fireplace installation in the living room is a terrific way to make the space […]

Why Investing in a Chimney Cap Is Recommended

A properly-functioning chimney requires a chimney cap comprised of steel or copper mesh wires woven into various protective covers. Connecticut residents receive an average of 50 inches of rain per year. A cap protects the chimney from rain and droughts by lying on top of the mesh rain cover. And also saves homeowners from frequent […]

Choosing the Best Firewood: A Guide

If you find yourself in a position where you must routinely have your chimney inspected, repaired, and maintained, you should contact a professional service. The materials you use in your chimney directly impact its health. The wood you burn should keep you warm without leaving behind a smear of creosote, tar, ash, or soot that […]

The Most Common Chimney Repair Problems and How to Solve Them

When was the last time you examined the condition of your chimney and had it checked? The last time that happened was probably quite some time ago. A chimney, contrary to popular belief, requires regular upkeep. However, homeowners must take on additional duties to protect the safety of their home when installing a fireplace, which […]

Giving Your Old Chimney a New Life

Very few things can beat sitting in front of a warm fireplace while it’s snowing outside. But, a fireplace comes with unique requirements, for instance, keeping the chimney clean and pest-free. Sprucing it up a bit can even add value to your house. Read on to learn different ways in which you can upgrade and […]