Considering a New Fireplace?

Although warmer weather is on the way, now is the perfect time to be thinking about updating your old fireplace. Not only are there amazing prices, but your fireplace will be ready before the fall and winter burning season. However, with so many options, it can be...
Is Your Chimney Up to Modern Standards?

Is Your Chimney Up to Modern Standards?

When you live in an older home, making updates to parts of the house is a fact of life. As building codes and safety standards change, so should the appropriate components of your home. One of these components is your chimney. The importance of your chimney being up...
Should My Smoke Chamber Be Parged?

Should My Smoke Chamber Be Parged?

If you have an older masonry chimney, a smoke chamber is part of your fireplace and chimney system. Located between the firebox and the flue, the smoke chamber is where smoke and gases mix and rise up into the flue to exit the chimney. According to the Chimney Safety...