Chimney Fires: What to Do

One of the biggest risks there is when you have a fireplace, a chimney fire can damage structures, and destroy homes and businesses. When most people think of a chimney fire, they imagine flames and billows of smoke shooting from a chimney; however, some chimney fires...

Spalling: What the Cold Can Do to Your Chimney

Commonly seen during the winters here in the DC area, spalling occurs when water penetrates a masonry surface, including a brick chimney, and causes the chipping and breaking of bricks or concrete. Freezing temperatures are what causes the damage to the masonry...

The Importance of Relining Your Chimney

One of the most important parts of your chimney, the chimney liner serves several functions that affect the safety and performance of your fireplace. If your chimney liner becomes cracked or damaged due to water penetration of your chimney, you must take care of this...

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