How to Open Your Chimney Flue

A fireplace is an asset to any home, and is known for adding warmth, light, and a comforting ambiance to living rooms, bedrooms, and more. That is… if it’s being used correctly. Otherwise, that cozy fireplace scene can quickly turn into a smoke-filled living space or...

Fighting Mental Health With Fire

These winter months bring with them the shortest daylight hours of the year, which often force us to face the importance of positive mental health. Multiple studies have shown that some major combatants to unhealthy mental patterns are sleep, diet, and exercise....

Why Is My Fireplace Smoking?

It’s the end of a long winter day. The sun has gone down and you are ready to relax in front of your fire. You light your fire, get ready to sit back with a good book or movie, and – uh oh – smoke is entering your living space. The quickest way to make a...

Signs You’ve Experienced a Chimney Fire

Poorly maintained chimneys can be a very real problem. Without realizing it, a chimney that has been left uncleaned and unchecked for too long can fall victim to dangerous chimney fires. What Causes Chimney Fires? A chimney fire happens when creosote buildup ignites...

Your Fall Chimney Checklist

As the leaves start to change color and the weather begins to cool down, many homeowners start preparing to light their fireplaces for the first time. After all, who doesn’t like curling up in front of a cozy fire with a good book or movie on a cold day? But...