Why Home-Owners Should Know about Creosote

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 […]

Tips for Safe Wood Burning in Your Home

More than 1/3 of Americans use wood or fuel-fired appliances as their primary heat source. If you have a wood stove or wood fireplace in your home, it’s important to be aware of safety precautions and procedures that are necessary to properly operate and maintain them. Both types of systems work in the same manor: […]

2017 Chimney Checklist

A properly functioning chimney is crucial to the safe and effective heating of your home. Like most systems in your home, a chimney requires yearly maintenance and care to run efficiently. This is why we suggest taking time to look over your fireplace and chimney on a year basis. Run through this 2017 chimney checklist […]

Should I get a Wood Stove or a Fireplace?

Heating your home through the burning of wood is a great way to save money on your monthly heating bill. Not to mention, the look and smell of a wood-burning fire in the home is unbeatable. This brings us to the age-old argument of pitting wood stove vs. fireplace as we decide which is the […]

Should I Have My Fireplace Inspected Before Winter?

It is almost that time of the year where we pack our summer apparel and welcome winter with open arms. The best thing about winters is that they having a feeling of coziness. Among the best times spent during this season are those where you relax by the fireplace. Since you will also be firing […]