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Posted by & filed under Chimney Sweeping

If you’re a regular member of the “Do-It-Yourself” club, sweeping your own chimney sounds easy-peasy, nothing to it, and a money-saver. But hold on! There’s far more that goes into the task of chimney sweeping than simply buying a brush, rods, and watching a how-to video. Having that said, ridding your chimney of built-up creosote… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Chimney Inspection

Summer is the season of warmth and relaxation. For most homeowners, this means that their chimney and fireplace are last on their mind. After all, it’s too warm for fires inside the house and if you’re not using your fireplace, you don’t have to worry about maintenance, right? Unfortunately, even when your fireplace isn’t seeing… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Chimney Repair

The stormy days of summer are here and that means strong winds and harsh hail can bring damage to a chimney and a roof. Chimney repair work must be completed in a timely fashion after bad weather occurs in order for the chimney to continue to function properly for the dwelling. Insurance Claim from Hail… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Chimney Repair

When we think of restoring a chimney, we tend to think of masonry work and little else. However, a chimney contains a number of components all of which must be in good order for a wood stove, fireplace, or furnace to work properly and safely. Here are some of the major non-masonry components that Fiddler… Read more »