Converting a Wood Fireplace to a Gas Fireplace

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While wood fireplaces have their rustic charm, there is no denying they are a lot of work. They require more cleaning, the fuel is harder to get, and they can be very smoky. As such, you may be considering converting your old wood fireplace into an easier-to-manage gas model. It is possible, but every homeowner… Read more »

Moisture Threats to Mortar Chimneys

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Why Do Chimneys Need Repair? Chimneys may seem no more complicated than a glorified hole in the roof. It would appear their only purpose is simply to release smoke into the outside air. Yet these structures involve complex construction, and their proper function is important. When wear or damage occurs, resident safety may be compromised…. Read more »

All You Need to Know About Chimney Sweeping

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When people hear of chimney cleaning, many times what comes to mind is the presence of soot. Well, chimney cleaning is a lot more than that! Read this blog post to learn some vital facts about chimney cleaning.  Importance of Cleaning the Chimney  Cleaning the chimney and the fireplace is important for several reasons. During… Read more »

When Is It Time For a New Chimney Liner?

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The chimney liner is a key component to your chimney. It plays a crucial role in preventing hazardous gases and creosote from penetrating the chimney and entering your home. The chimney liner serves as a barrier that helps ferry all these harmful gases up and out of the chimney instead of letting them linger and… Read more »

Chimney Cleaning for Better Health

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Getting your chimney cleaned might be one of those things you plan to do, but then keep forgetting about. There are well recognized benefits of chimney cleaning, such as fire safety and more efficient heating, but chimney cleaning is also better for your health. Let’s explore why. Allergens & Dust & Mold Even if your… Read more »