Categories for Chimney and Venting System

Why Should You Waterproof Your Chimney?

August 28, 2023

Your chimney is an essential component of your home, providing warmth and comfort during the cold months. However, many homeowners overlook the importance of maintaining their chimney’s structural integrity, particularly when it comes to waterproofing. In this blog post, we will discuss why it is crucial to waterproof your chimney and the benefits it brings to your home. Protection Against Water Damage One of the primary reasons to waterproof your chimney is to protect it from water damage. Over time, exposure to heavy rain, snow, or other weather elements can cause your chimney to deteriorate. Water can penetrate through cracked... View Article

What Are Ways to Keep Moisture Out of My Chimney?

August 7, 2023

What Are Ways to Keep Moisture Out of My Chimney? Chimneys are an important part of a home’s heating system, allowing smoke and other combustion byproducts to safely exit. However, they are also susceptible to moisture-related issues, which can cause damage and reduce the efficiency of the chimney. To keep moisture out of your chimney and maintain its performance, here are some helpful strategies to consider. 1. Install a Chimney Cap A chimney cap is an essential component that sits atop the chimney and acts as a barrier against outside elements, including rain, wind, and debris. It prevents water from... View Article

How Do I Know I Need To Have My Chimney Cleaned?

July 31, 2023

How Do I Know I Need To Have My Chimney Cleaned? Having a fireplace in your home brings warmth and comfort on chilly days, but it also comes with the responsibility of maintaining your chimney. Regular chimney cleaning is essential to ensure the safe and efficient operation of your fireplace. So, how do you know when it’s time to have your chimney cleaned? In this blog post, we will discuss the signs that indicate the need for chimney cleaning. 1. Buildup of Creosote: One of the primary reasons for chimney cleaning is the buildup of creosote. Creosote is a highly... View Article

Why It’s Important To Consider Chimney Spring Cleaning

March 27, 2023

Why It’s Important To Consider Chimney Spring Cleaning During the colder months, your chimney becomes full of soot, ash and creosote. Spring is a great time to have your chimney cleaned and inspected! Spring Inspection Spring is the time of year most homeowners like to focus on cleaning their homes inside and out. It is also the time when the weather begins to warm up and flowers are blooming.¬†However, one area of the house that should not be neglected is the chimney. A professional inspection of your fireplace and chimney is vital to ensure that it is in good working... View Article

Why It Is Important To Center the Chimney and Venting System?

September 12, 2022

Having a fireplace or wood stove can be a great addition. These offer a natural way to warm your home and can also provide fun memories and a comforting ambiance. If you own a fireplace, it is important to know which type you have and ensure it is properly ventilated. Today, fireplaces come in three types: natural-draft, mechanically drafted, and direct-vent sealed-combustion. You should aim to have centered and clear ventilation in all of these types. Why Ventilation Is Important When you have a fireplace or wood stove, proper ventilation is very important. No matter what type of fireplace or stove you... View Article

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