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Pro Tips for How to Improve Fireplace Heating Efficiency

As much as we love the beauty of a fireplace it’s original purpose is still to provide heat. By using glass doors, inserts, and the right wood we’ll discuss how to improve fireplace heating efficiency while maintaining its aesthetic. […]

2020-03-02T13:38:20-05:00 March 1st, 2020|Blog, fireplace maintenance, maintenance, Tips|Comments Off on Pro Tips for How to Improve Fireplace Heating Efficiency

5 Most Common Problems With Old Chimneys and How to Avoid Them

A chimney can complete the picture-perfect charm of an older home. But enjoying the aesthetic of your chimney also comes with a unique set of responsibilities for its upkeep. We’ll review some common problems with old chimneys like obstructions and damaged brickwork that can be avoided with regular maintenance. [...]

2020-02-28T20:22:45-05:00 February 1st, 2020|Blog, maintenance, Safety, Tips|Comments Off on 5 Most Common Problems With Old Chimneys and How to Avoid Them

5 Essential Tips for How to Use Fireplace Tools

A wood-burning fire on a chilly winter night can warm the soul as much as your toes. But to properly build that flame and care for your fireplace, an understanding of your fireplace tools can be essential. We’ll review how to use fireplace tools from a poker to the bellows [...]

2020-01-13T23:51:33-05:00 January 1st, 2020|fireplace maintenance, maintenance, Safety, Tips|Comments Off on 5 Essential Tips for How to Use Fireplace Tools

Why You Should Inspect Your Rain Pan

When you want to enjoy your fireplace, the last thing you expect to discover is a leaky chimney. Water leaking down through your chimney can be caused by a rusty rain protection pan or having a hole in one. The rain pan is essentially the roof to your chimney [...]

2019-02-06T13:43:27-05:00 February 6th, 2019|fireplace maintenance, Fireplace Makeovers, maintenance|Comments Off on Why You Should Inspect Your Rain Pan