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When completing a home renovation many homeowners want to not only make their space more comfortable to live but also increase the value of the property. They want to know they are putting their dollars to good use with any updates made. While renovations in the kitchen and a bathroom are both popul...read more
Has your fireplace and chimney been neglected over the last year? If you are like me, I often put off these not-so-glamorous tasks waiting for some mysterious cleaning fairy to do them for me – she has yet to arrive. While I like to think this bad habit is harmless, I know better. A clogged, dirty...read more
Have you found the house of your dreams? While a home inspection is common practice, a chimney inspection is often a forgotten task but one worth considering. While a home inspector may provide a visual examination of the chimney and fireplace, they are not required to inspect areas that are not rea...read more
Is your home experiencing white powdery deposits on the chimney’s exterior wall? If so, you more than likely have a case of efflorescence, a common ailment of masonry work. Although not harmful to the home’s structure, the stains can be unsightly… and unnerving. Taking time to learn the causes...read more
Want to take control of your fire’s efficiency and how much heat it produces? Looking for ways to improve the overall experience of a roaring fire in the home? While how well your fireplace functions is mainly controlled by its structural effectiveness along with proper maintenance, you too can co...read more
Have you been experiencing water dripping from the chimney down into the fireplace? If so, read on to learn more about why this may be happening and what you can do to stop it. One of the most common reasons for dripping to occur in the chimney is from a damaged crown on top of a masonry chimney. Th...read more
A chimney damper is a simple, inexpensive way to keep the warmth in your home while reducing energy costs. This damper allows the chimney to be closed when not in use preventing heated or cooled air from exiting out the chimney flue. It also serves the important function of capping the chimney stopp...read more