Helpful Fireplace and Chimney Articles, Tips and Information

What Happens if You Don’t Clean Your Fireplace?

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!

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...

Do You Know How to Properly Store Firewood?

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...

Got Water Damage? Give the Fireplace Doctor a Call Today!

Got Water Damage? Give the Fireplace Doctor a Call Today!

This may be a sign that water might be getting into your chimney - then into your living room!Water leaks from your chimney are one of the most destructive problems a chimney can have. Some leaks may be covered by your insurance, but not all. Homeowner’s insurance...

Chimney Variation and Construction

Chimney Variation and Construction

There are many types of chimneys that I have yet to talk about and their differences. Three of which people may typically think of when thinking of fireplace, masonry chimneys, metal chimneys, and prefabricated chimneys. However, stove chimneys are their breed, and...

Tips For The Upcoming 2021 Hurricane Season

Tips For The Upcoming 2021 Hurricane Season

Hurricane season starts on July 1 and ends on November 30th. The last few years have been very deadly for Florida, Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi areas. Various storms and hurricanes have caused millions of dollars in damages. We have some tips and advice for you...