Category Archives: Chimney

3 Pollutants That Buildup Inside Your Chimneys

According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, the concentration of certain pollutants is higher indoors than outdoors. And the source of these pollutants is sometimes right there in your house, i.e., the chimney. The chimney can not only become a passage for harmful smoke re-entering your home, but it also becomes home to many toxic […]

Bought A House With A Chimney? Here’s What You Need To Do

Truth be told, it was the gorgeous deluxe fireplace that really got you sold on the idea of buying that house by whatever means necessary! Now, with the keys in your hand and your stuff being moved in, you’ve had an in-depth, detailed look at the beautiful fireplace masonry and the cleared-out firebox you’ll enjoy […]

Invest in Chimney Maintenance to Keep Your Home Safe

Your chimney should last 15 to 20 years, provided you look after it properly. Chimney maintenance can help identify issues early on, so you don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on repairs when disaster strikes. Here’s why you should invest in chimney maintenance:

Protect the Masonry on Your Chimney With Water Repellent

Because chimneys are exposed to the elements, they incur all kinds of weather damage. Whether it’s the freezing temperatures of the winter or spring showers, your chimney is bound to experience structural damage over time. Water damage, specifically, is incredibly harmful to your chimney, and it’ll require expensive repairs. Water that has managed to leak […]