Summertime — and the repairin’ is easy

The thermometer reads 91 degrees. Ice, sleet and snow are rude and distant memories. Perhaps a few words from last year’s chimney inspection nag at the back of your mind: “You don’t have any leaks yet, but keep an eye on those cracks in your crown.” Chimney crown...

Anatomy of Your Chimney System

Chimneys are far more complex than you may believe at first glance. The average homeowner is only vaguely familiar with the fireplace and/or chimney components that extend beyond the hearth. Knowing about these parts and their general functions can be useful as far as...