What Happens if You Don’t Clean Your Fireplace?

Example of a poorly kept fireplace and chimney with large amounts of creosote build-up! Dangers of a Dirty Fireplace When your chimney is not cleaned for a long time, a substance called creosote will build up in the flue during the use of the fireplace. This creosote...

Buying a Home with a Chimney? Read This!

You May Need a Chimney Inspection! When buying a house with a fireplace many times banks will ask to have the fireplace inspected. Most inspections are done by a home inspector, however, when it comes to fireplaces, home inspectors are not fully trained and only look...

What to Expect from a Sweep from Fireplace Doctor

How Long Will it Take? Depending on how many floors you have, how big your fireplace is, and how dirty it may be, as well as how prepared the area is will depend on how long the process will take. A sweep could take anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 ½ hours. When your...

Even Your Chimney Should be Included in Your Spring Cleaning!

Example of creosote build-up Importance of Having Your Chimney Swept in Spring   Having Your chimney swept at the end of the burning season, rather than waiting until fall, will give you plenty of time to address and repair any problems your chimney may have....

Do You Know How to Properly Store Firewood?

Firewood Storage When it comes to storing firewood, airflow is the key to keeping it from rotting. Everything Is so expensive these days and that goes for firewood as well, you don’t want to waste any since it is costly to replace. This article will give you...