Why a Dripping Chimney is a Problem

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For most homeowners, the biggest worry when it comes to their chimney is if it is clean. While a clean chimney to prevent fires should be your major concern, you also need to worry about the other alternative – a chimney that is too wet. If your chimney is dripping, it doesn’t seem like a… Read more »

What Your Chimney Odors Are Telling You

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A perfect chimney is one that doesn’t smell, or at least doesn’t smell so strongly that you can smell it across the room. Sometimes chimney odors can be expected, especially on humid summer days, but with regular cleaning it doesn’t need to be an issue. That being said, if your chimney is starting to smell,… Read more »

3 Reasons to Avoid DIY Chimney Repair

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Many people love DIY projects of every kind and want to do anything and everything themselves rather than calling professional help even when they don’t know how to do something. Unfortunately, when it comes to chimney repair, this can often be a rather bad idea as many people will attempt to conduct said repairs themselves… Read more »

Why Your Chimney Needs Regular Inspection

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Every house with a chimney needs an inspection of this structure at least once every three years. Why? Chimneys allow smoke and dangerous gases to safely vent to the outdoors from a fireplace, wood stove, or a fireplace insert fueled by gas. When something goes wrong with a chimney system, the potential consequences include exposure… Read more »

Your 5-Step Guide to Preventing Chimney Fires

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When you bought your home, it’s unlikely that you were you handed a how-to guide on keeping your chimney and fireplace safe. The fact is, the beautiful fireplace you enjoy snuggling in front of with family and friends during the colder months needs proper TLC throughout the winter season (and beyond!). This 5-step guide will… Read more »

Should I Restore Or Rebuild My Chimney?

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All chimneys will need maintenance at some point in order to live a strong structural life. Sometimes, however, there may be a time to choose to either rebuild or restore your chimney. You may come and go from your home without really taking a good look at your chimney but maybe it is time. When… Read more »