The Truth About Lint & Dryer Vents

If you do laundry on a regular basis, then lint is likely something you are well familiar with. While a small amount of lint is not a big threat to your home, having a lot of it can eventually lead to some big problems. Learn more about the lint in your dryer vents...

It’s Time To Get Your Dryer Vents Cleaned

Nicer weather is here, and you know what that means – spring cleaning! Getting repairs and projects done around the house feels good, and here at Winston’s Chimney Service we like to help out wherever we can. You likely know by now that we can take care of any...

How to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Hazards

Often known as “the silent killer,” carbon monoxide can leak into your home without you even knowing it. Since this toxic gas is invisible and odorless, there is no way of knowing you are breathing in carbon monoxide unless you have a detector alarm installed in your...

Why Your Fireplace Needs Outdoor Air

In order to function properly, every fireplace needs a source of oxygen. Oxygen is a vital component of combustion, which the process that results in fire, and the fire will draw oxygen from the most readily available sources to continue burning. Many fireplaces take...

Creosote F.A.Q.

Creosote.  It’s no fun to deal with and you need to know the scoop to keep your family safe.  It is understandable that you will have questions, and thankfully the Winston’s Chimney Service staff has highly educated professionals for all of your chimney needs. Q: What...