Don’t Buy Just Any Insert

Your heating bills have seem a steadily increase over the past several years. So you have decided to update your old masonry fireplace to a new insert.  Because you think inserts are more energy and cost efficient. When shopping for a fireplace insert, it is important...

We Can Remove Level 3 Creosote

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) along with the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) and other fire safety organizations recommend homeowners to have their chimneys professionally swept and inspected yearly. This is to ensure top safety and...

Does Your Smoke Chamber Need Parging?

You may not hear as much about the smoke chamber of your chimney as you do its other components, such as the chimney cap or the liner; however, it plays an important role in the entire operation of your chimney and fireplace system. Located directly above the firebox,...

Fire Prevention Week 2018: Look, Listen, Learn

Almost 150 years ago, one of the most devastating disasters in our country’s history occurred. On October 8, 1871, the Great Chicago Fire began, and this tragedy killed over 250 people and left approximately 100,000 people without their homes as the fire destroyed...

How to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality

Your home is your sanctuary, and you always want to be sure the air you are breathing is free of any toxins, like carbon monoxide. Unfortunately, this poisonous gas can leak into your home from several appliances, including your fireplace, furnace, and water heater,...