National Breast Cancer Foundation Award

Winston’s Chimney Service would like to thank our customers for helping us be able to win an award from The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) for donating the most money during their Sweep Away Breast Cancer campaign last October. We donated five percent of all...

Update the Look of Your Prefabricated Fireplace

Have you been considering updating the look of your prefabricated fireplace? An economical and simple way to both change the look of your hearth, a fireplace insert can be a great choice. Winston’s Chimney Service can install any type of insert that has been designed...

What Is the Difference Between Factory Built and Masonry Fireplaces

Many people purchase their homes with a fireplace already intact but those who do not have a big decision to make. When adding a fireplace to a home, it is necessary to choose between a factory built and a masonry fireplace. The decision depends on many different...

Tips on Wood for your Fireplace

It doesn’t matter whether you burn a fire a few nights during the holiday season or enjoy one every night, the wrong wood can ruin your experience. 1. How to buy it. A cord of wood is 8 feet long by 4 feet high by 4 feet tall or 128 cubic feet. A rack of wood is...

Tips For the Best Fire

Outdoorsmen, Boy Scouts, and Native Americans have been building these fires all along; they are called top down fires. The way you may have been taught is the log cabin method with the kindling under the grate with some newspaper and the bigger logs on the grate. You...

10 Chimney Safety Tips

1. Get an annual chimney inspection. Have your chimneys inspected and swept if needed. If the chimney (fireplace & furnace/water heater/flue) is clean and free of obstructions, there is less danger of a chimney fire or carbon monoxide poisoning. 2. Free and Clear....