The Dangers of Not Cleaning Your Chimney
October 10, 2017
With the temperatures beginning to drop here on the east coast it’s tempting to build that first fire in the fireplace for some extra warmth, glow, and ambiance in your home. But before you build that first fire, it is essential to make sure your chimney is clean and clear. Not maintaining a clean chimney can be dangerous for your […]
Can I Clean My Chimney Myself?
September 15, 2017
With fall coming and cooler temperatures slowly making there way to Maryland you may be starting to think about crackling fires on cool fall and winter nights. But before you build that first fire, it’s important that you check and clean your chimney first. It may be tempting to clean your chimney yourself, but it is more complicated than you […]
How Does Chimney Sweeping Work?
June 26, 2017
If your home has a fireplace or wood-burning stove, it has a chimney that carries smoke from the fire to the outside of your house. Did you know that regular chimney sweeping is necessary to ensure safe wood burning inside your home? Let’s take a look at some FAQs about how chimney sweeping works! What is the chimney sweeping process? […]
Why Home-Owners Should Know about Creosote
March 31, 2017
Creosote is a dangerous, carbon-based chemical that is formed when wood or fossil fuels are burned. If you have a wood-burning stove or fireplace in your home, chances are there is buildup of this chemical in your chimney. Let’s take a more in-depth look at creosote and how to handle it! What are the causes and dangers of creosote? Burning […]
How Often Should You Clean Your Chimney?
February 16, 2016
Whether you’ve lived in a house with a fireplace your entire life or you’ve just moved into one, it’s easy to overlook chimney maintenance. And if you haven’t done any research, it’s not entirely obvious why a chimney would need regular cleaning. After all, the only thing that goes through it is smoke, right? Let our Maryland chimney cleaning […]