Your Chimney Swift Questions Answered

Every spring and summer, aerial acrobats known as chimney swifts return to their breeding grounds in the eastern part of the country, ranging from here in New York, as far south as Arkansas and northern Florida. Once here, these beautiful creatures make their homes...

What Is Tuckpointing?

Your home needs regular maintenance year round, but as fall and winter approach, some extra precautions typically need to be taken. From scheduling a tune-up for your furnace to making sure your pipes are insulated, ensuring your home is ready to take on anything the...

Throat Damper Vs. Top-Sealing Damper

Your chimney damper is one of the most critical components of your fireplace system, and it’s important to choose the right one for your needs. When you’re changing out a system or replacing a stuck or damaged throat damper, top-sealing dampers are the...