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History Of Fireplace Mantels And Chimneys

The fireplace was a necessity in early America. It was the heart of the home, with a hearth providing heat, comfort, and fire for cooking to its residents. In many aristocratic households, the fireplace was even considered a status symbol, displaying how...

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October Is Fire Prevention Month

How do you prepare your home from fire hazards? Although fire accidents are unpredictable and can happen in any instance, there are a few measures that everyone can take to prevent their home from accidental house fires. In the past few years, there has...

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Making Sure Your Home is Winter Ready

Before you know it, winter will be here, and we'll be shoveling snow that is seemingly never-ending. When that time comes, you'll need to rely on your heating system to keep your home toasty warm during the winter freeze. Is your home ready for the cold...

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Is my Home Properly Insulated?

Being a homeowner comes with a lot of responsibilities that can seem overwhelming at times. You may even feel like a young Sherlock Holmes snooping around your home looking for problems and how to solve them. Your furnace, your pipes, or even your...

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Clean out your home’s air ducts this summer

While it’s still warm this summer, make sure to address your home's air ducts to keep your family safe from harmful debris that you could be floating in your home. Your home is a very complex system of working parts. How often do you think about each...

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7 Reasons to have your Chimney Cleaned in the summer

Now that it's June (and summer!) You probably have thoughts of sitting in some great location on vacation and enjoying the time you're spending with your family, right? The furthest thing on your mind this time of year is probably the upcoming long and...

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Signs you need Chimney Repair

How good is your supervision? Are you able tell if your chimney isn't safe and sound just by looking at it? Many people can't because they don't possess those type of superpowers. However, there are a few things that you can look for to make up for your...

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Benefits of a clean chimney

Benefits of a clean chimney Creosote is deposited in your fireplace when it is being used. Creosote will build up in the liner of the chimney and can produce a sour odor that can be smelled in your home. Water can enter the chimney throughout the winter...

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Spring Fireplace Maintenance Tips

Spring is the time for refreshment. The sun is out, the birds are chirping, and flowers come to bloom to show the earth is renewed. With this season of renewal and refreshment, comes a time of change. For many, this change comes in the form of...

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4 Ways to Get Cozy in Front Of The Fireplace

Fireplaces can turn any room into a romantic, comfortable setting. They are popular focal points in living rooms as well as bedrooms. They are warm, cozy and make you never want to leave. As if you needed any more reasons to cozy up to a fireplace, here...

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