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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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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3 Things Responsible Wood-Burning Fireplace Owners Do

December 21, 2018
Owning a wood burning fireplace is a nice decorative piece for any home and can also provide some much-needed warmth during the winter months. Owning a fireplace is a responsibility however and should be treated with care. A fireplace that receives no care can be a hazard but there are...
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Chimney Cap vs. Top Sealing Dampers

November 25, 2018
If you’ve ever seen the top of your chimney you’ve probably seen a cap or damper covering the chimney flue. These covers are important for the safety of your chimney as well as keeping pests and other issues from occurring inside your chimney and preventing the elements and nature from...
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