Month: March 2016

Know Your Chimney

Know Your Chimney

Believe it or not, water doesn’t need cracks to penetrate your brick chimney. Major chimney damage often starts with just a little soaking. Many chimneys are built with masonry materials which are porous in nature that allows water to soak through the chimney and into the home, usually without any warning signs to the common eye. […]

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Do Chimney Sweep Logs Work?

Do Chimney Sweep Logs Work?

“We use the creosote logs, and those work just as well as a sweep – right?” No, that’s not what we’d suggest at all. Here’s the break down on creosote and those logs you’d buy, to burn it all up. Those logs are a great step in the right direction, but they are not an […]

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DIY Chimney Inspection

DIY Chimney Inspection

If you are up to the task, inspecting your chimney once or twice a year will go a long way to prevent many serious or potentially hazardous issues. Chimneys serve two primary purposes, exhausting the fireplace and exhausting any HVAC systems. Inspecting your chimney yourself can save some money and keep your home safe. Here’s […]

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