How Do I Clean an Oil Furnace Chimney?

Cleaning your chimney oil furnace is essential to ensure its efficiency and safe operation. That said, it’s not always simple, and if you try and do it yourself, there are a couple of things you need to know about the process. While this isn’t a step-by-step...

Who Should Service a Gas Fireplace?

If you take a look around your home, there are many different appliances that help you get by on a day-to-day basis. Let’s say, one day, you come home and find water leaking from your hot water heater. You know, right away, to contact a plumber to get it fixed. If...

Can I Put a Gas Insert in My Fireplace?

The only thing better than a cozy fire is one where you don’t have to worry about chopping wood, hauling wood, storing dry firewood, cleaning ashes, or struggling to get the flame started in the first place. Who wants to work that hard when fire can be as simple...

Can a Fireplace Damper Be Replaced?

Can a fireplace damper be replaced? As a team who has seen their fair share of fireplace issues, the answer to this question is a resounding yes – the damper can (and should) be replaced. In fact, not that long ago, a customer had a cozy fire going when they...

Will Insurance Cover Chimney Repairs?

As a homeowner, you likely know the importance of investing in regular chimney inspections and basic maintenance – but what happens when something goes really wrong? Finding yourself needing costly repairs can often feel like an impossible burden, as unexpected...

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