The Advantages to Forward Scheduling

The Advantages to Forward Scheduling

For many families, summer is a busy season filled with vacations, camps, and other activities. The warmer months are also a great time to take care of home maintenance responsibilities, but it can get overwhelming to remember everything you need to do. Forgetting to...

Parging: An Explainer

Fireplace smoke chambers are a hot topic among homeowners.  What exactly is the smoke chamber, you ask?  It’s the funnel-shaped section of your fireplace that directs smoke from the firebox and into the flue.  Corbelling brick, a method of laying bricks like steps to...

Keep an Eye on Creosote

Creosote is inevitable, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore it.  Not only is it dirty and can cause a stink if left long enough, but it can actually be a fire hazard to your home.  While creosote is unavoidable, it can be removed by a chimney sweep if taken care...