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What Does It Mean to Season Your Firewood?

The arrival of winter lights the ambiance of a crackling fire. Whether you’re heating a fireplace or fueling a backyard fire pit, maximize the most of the firewood you choose for burning. By seasoning and storing firewood, you’ll have wood that burns cleaner, produces...

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Ways to Update an Old Fireplace

It’s the era of interior designing and stylish décor! There is an endless oasis of ideas and inspiration to fall back upon when it comes to embellishing your fireplace. Besides playing with bricks and stones, you can redefine your entire fireplace with a complete...

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Fireplace Trends of 2021

With 2020 throwing us all a major curveball, the sale of fireplaces increased rapidly as people had to stay indoors for months. Many took up home improvement projects themselves to change their surrounding a little. With a new year, people are also looking at new and...

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Traditional or Gas Fireplaces: Which is better for you?

Traditional wood fireplaces use wood to elevate the surrounding temperature, whereas gas fireplaces use gas to achieve this goal. Gas and wood fireplaces both have their advantages and disadvantages and unique traits that can either benefit or act as a drawback,...

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Why does Santa go down the chimney?

Santa Claus riding in a sleigh driven by reindeer, making toys at his workshop in the North pole with the assistance of mythical people as he descends back to the fireplace to give blessings to kids is a 500 hundred years old legend in history which we are yet to...

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Fireplace Safety Tips

As the climate gets colder, be sure it’s up for the responsibility of keeping your family warm and toasty, without compromising on safety. Our list below will help you keep track of proper maintenance and make sure your fireplace is ready for general use this...

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Why You Need To Have Your Chimney Cleaned

Having a fireplace in your home is usually seen as a perk, especially when you live in an area with particularly harsh winters, but it also comes with an added responsibility of taking care of a chimney. Stoves and fireplaces are top causes of carbon monoxide...

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Wood vs. Gas – What’s Best for You?

In the segments discussed below, we clarify the contrasts between the wood and gas fireplaces with the goal that you can settle on a well-informed decision for your home.Level of convenienceThere are obvious differences in lighting a gas fire versus a wood...

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Restaurant Favorites You Can Grill at Home

Restaurant Favorites You Can Grill at Home

Due to the rise of COVID-19, a worldwide advisory on social distancing has understandably confined us all indoors, but as we at Rusty’s Fireplace & Chimney say, home is where the ‘hearth’ is. Our family loves to bond around the warmth of a fireplace while sharing...

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Schedule Your Chimney Maintenance Ahead of Fall

September is right around the corner. For many of our clients, fall is a bustling season, particularly when you have kids. Were you aware that numerous national fire safety associations suggest that you get your chimney professionally inspected and swept...

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