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Why Should I Install a Chimney Cap?

10/19/22

A chimney cap is an essential part of any fireplace or wood stove, as it helps to protect your home from sparks, embers, and other ...
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Preventing Animals From Entering Your Chimney

08/15/22

Animals need a comfortable place to shelter from predators and weather that’s too hot, cold, or rainy. Unfortunately, wild animals might choose your chimney as ...
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Common Gas Fireplace Problems That You Need To Be Aware Of

08/15/22

Natural gas can be used safely in gas fireplaces, but homeowners should never forget that this fuel is still volatile and dangerous. It’s essential to ...
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Can Snow Get In My Chimney?

01/31/22

Answering Your Chimney & Snow FAQs During the winter and spring months in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia, people are often more than happy to ...
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Is It Safe To Clean Your Own Chimney?

10/01/21

Keeping your chimney clean is a vital part of protecting your home from fire risk. Yet, it is an expense, and sometimes homeowners are tempted to ...
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Should You Use a Chimney Sealant?

08/11/21

Your home is in constant battle with moisture, which can penetrate building materials from both inside and out. Some parts of your home are more ...
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Masonry Chimney Repair 101

07/13/21

Do you have a wood-burning fireplace? Every time you light a fire, you put wear and tear on your chimney. Cold temperatures, water intrusion, and ...
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Chimney Repointing vs. Tuckpointing

06/22/21

As time passes, weather erodes the mortar joints in your chimney and can trigger brick decay, voids, and cracks–especially between the bricks. Openings in your ...
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Chimney Leaks: Why They Happen, How to Spot Them, and How to Stop Them

03/25/21

Chimney damage can quickly escalate to expensive repairs if not tackled immediately. Identifying the leak source and performing the proper repair is the first order ...
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The Importance of Chimney Sweeps

03/12/19

“Why do I need my chimney swept?” It’s a question we hear a lot – and it’s perfectly understandable. Most homeowners believe that so long ...
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How To Avoid Dangerous Problems With Your Fireplace This Winter

12/08/18

With winter finally underway, it’s time to start up the fireplace and get cozy inside for the season. But be careful before you curl up ...
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