Dryer Vents

Dryer Vents

Did you know that the one of the leading causes of house fires are from clothes dryers? According to the U.S Fire Administration, there are 2900 reported fires that were caused from a clothes dryer each year which cause about 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in...
Animals Inside Chimneys

Animals Inside Chimneys

It’s finally Spring! Sunshine and warm temperatures aren’t the only thing Spring brings us. It also brings us visitors who love to live in your chimneys. A majority of our phone calls regarding animals, consist of a homeowner either hearing strange noises or because...
Leaking Chimneys

Leaking Chimneys

April showers bring May flowers, but those showers can cause your chimney to start leaking. Here are the most common contributors to a leaky chimney: No Caps If your chimney does not have a chimney cap on top of it, then your flue will be exposed to all the harsh...
The History of Chimney Sweeps

The History of Chimney Sweeps

  The profession of chimney sweeping can date back to as early as the 16th century. England had instilled a hearth tax which was based on the size of the home as well as the number of fireplaces the home had. In an effort to lower the tax amount, builders would often...
Benefits of Regular Chimney Maintenance

Benefits of Regular Chimney Maintenance

  You’ve just made yourself a nice hot cup of cocoa, snuggled up to your roaring fire, and realized you don’t remember the last time you had your chimney cleaned; then you start wondering, is it really necessary to have it cleaned? According to the National Fire...
Wood Burning Fireplaces

Wood Burning Fireplaces

Wood burning fireplaces are not only a good source of heat, they can also add a cozy ambience to any room. Having fires can be a relaxing experience, but chimney fires on the other hand are not. With a better understanding of your chimney system and how it works...