Don’t Forget Your Fireplaces this Summer

July 5, 2017
Just because the warmer weather is on its way doesn’t mean it isn’t the right time for your chimney inspection & cleaning. Just like your other appliances, proper maintenance is important to having a long life with your fireplace. Both gas & wood burning should be cleaned and inspected annually...
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What to Prepare for Each Season With Your Chimney

June 20, 2017
Making Sure your Using Seasoned Wood Seasoned wood is important because it reduces the moisture buildup and therefore reduces the creosote buildup in your chimney. Wood should be dried for at least 6 months before use to ensure the wood is dry enough for use. Removing Ash Buildup Removing ash...
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Ways to Minimize Creosote Build-Up

June 6, 2017
Creosote is a natural by-product of burning wood that originates from condensed wood smoke. Because of this any wood burning fireplace will eventually have a buildup of creosote in there chimney. While creosote is unavoidable, there are several ways to slow and reduce buildup as quickly. Making sure your burning...
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Do I Need a Fire Extinguisher?

March 14, 2017
Having a fire extinguisher in your home is important to keeping your home safe. Not all fire extinguishers are created equal however and situations and location can vary on the need and type of extinguisher. Extinguishers are separated into Class Categories to help with placement and type of chemical to...
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3 Things Responsible Wood-Burning Fireplace Owners Do

February 21, 2017
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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The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

February 7, 2017
What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon Monoxide is an odorless colorless gas, that is produced any time you burn fuel and can be fatal to anyone who breaths in too much of it. Over 500 people die from CO poisoning each year and thousands of other require medical attention because of...
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