Your Chimney & the Freeze/Thaw Cycle

There is nothing quite as enjoyable as sitting in front of your fireplace, reading a book or relaxing with friends and family. That said, keeping your fireplace healthy and well-maintained is important for enjoying it safely. And if your chimney is in rough condition,...

Will a Chimney Fire Burn Itself Out?

You should never let a chimney fire burn itself out – always call emergency services immediately if a chimney fire occurs. All fires will technically burn themselves out eventually, but that doesn’t mean they should. The questions of how long they will...

Fireplace Safety Tips

Settling down in front of the fireplace with a good book or good friends? There’s nothing much more inviting when the weather gets chilly than the pleasant warmth and soft flicker of a fire. As the days get chillier, be sure your fireplace is up to the task of keeping...

What Is Chimney Tuckpointing?

A well-built chimney is important for safely guiding smoke and fumes up and out of your living space, and it can add a lot to the aesthetic of your home too. Unfortunately, brick and mortar aren’t immune to the damages that weather and time can cause. And once...