Why It’s Important to Close Your Damper in The Summer

May 18, 2019
Now that it’s springtime, there’s one important thing to remember to do to close off your fireplace for summer: close your damper. Leaving your chimney damper open during the summer can have a number of consequences, which we will discuss below. Need more fireplace or chimney help? Call our chimney...
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How to Check Chimneys for Winter Damage from Nexus Chimney Repair

May 11, 2019
Now that it’s spring, it’s a great time to check your chimney to see how the snow, wind, cold, and rain have impacted it, not to mention all the use you got out of it. Before you put your fireplace to bed for the summer, check for creosote build-up and...
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Weirdest Things That Have Been Found in Chimneys

May 4, 2019
The most common things found in chimneys are generally creosote, soot, and birds, but every so often something winds up in a chimney that you just wouldn’t expect. Since we’re a chimney company, we thought it would be fun to focus today’s blog on the many strange and unusual things...
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Wilmington Man Accused of Making Dangerous Chimney Repairs

April 30, 2019
This week, NC officials have accused a Wilmington man of performing dangerous chimney repairs that may be putting people’s lives at risk, according to WECT. The local chimney contractor, Ronnie Larocca, has posted dozens of videos of his repairs on social media, demonstrating work which chimney industry experts have claimed...
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How to Prevent Chimney Fires with Nexus Chimney Services

April 16, 2019
Every year, there are more than 25,000 chimney fires in the U.S., incurring more than $125 million in property damage. In the most severe cases, chimney fires can destroy entire homes and put lives at risk. Sadly, most of these tragedies are preventable, often resulting from a failure to regularly...
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How to Close Out Your Fireplace for Spring

March 22, 2019
Spring is around the corner and with it the warm weather. With that comes the end of fireplace season and properly closing your fireplace is an important part of being safe and efficient. A few things you can do each year to close your fireplace are: Cleaning the fireplace, and...
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