Chimney Enemy #1: Water

Water is an undeniably powerful force — given enough time, it can carve out canyons, cut right through mountains and wear down metal beams. So, of course, it can wreak havoc on a chimney system that’s open to the elements day after day, year after year, rainstorm...

The Science of Combustion

Combustion takes place every time you light a fire in your fireplace; the mechanics of fire are at work in your chimney. It is here where oxygen, heat and fuel will collide and work to push heat inside your home and toxic elements out of it.  

What to do with a Leaky Chimney

While rain is a good thing, if you have too much it can instead harm your home. If your chimney is leaky it can cause mold, which can overtime spread to the rest of your home. It is important that you have your yearly sweep and inspection to make sure that everything...