Where Is My Smoke Chamber? What Does It Do?

If you own a fireplace, but aren’t well-versed on chimney anatomy, you’re not alone. There are actually quite a few parts that much up your fireplace and chimney, all of which need to work together to give you the best burning experience possible, so remembering the...

Fire Starting Tips for Fall and Winter

The cold and blustery days of autumn are upon us and soon it will be time for cozying up around a warm fire with your family. Nothing beats the feeling of warmth and ambiance that a fireplace provides. Starting a fire in your wood burning fireplace may seem simple,...

Could you have a leaky chimney

With fall weather just around the corner, fireplace usage is probably on your mind! That said, if you’ve recently noticed water dripping into your firebox, unpleasant smells, unsightly stains, or any other type of water-related issues, then it’s likely you have a...

5 Reasons Your Chimney Smells Bad

Did you know people, in general, are now thought to be able to detect at least one trillion distinct scents? Now, you’re probably thinking, well, that’s interesting… but what does it have to do with my chimney? Well, chimneys are actually responsible for a number of...

What’s Causing My Chimney to Leak?

Who doesn’t love spring? After a long, cold winter, warmer temperatures and sprouting plant life is always welcome. That said, springtime is also known for something else that isn’t quite as pleasant – stormy weather. These rainy days are necessary for a healthy...

Restoration & Renovation Of Historical Fireplaces

There’s no denying that masonry fireplaces and chimneys are built to withstand a lot, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t bound to face wear and tear from time to time. Fireplaces are meant to be beautiful focal points, but if your system is looking outdated, worn,...