What to Look for in a Chimney Sweep

When it’s time to give your chimney some attention, how do you know who to hire? Many are surprised to learn that the chimney industry isn’t regulated, so anyone with a business license and a set of brushes is technically able to advertise themselves as a chimney...

Gas or Wood: Which Is Right for You?

A fireplace or stove is an efficient and attractive way to add heat to your home. If you have an existing fireplace, inserts can upgrade your look and efficiency and reduce emissions. Or maybe you want the flexibility offered by a freestanding stove. There are so many...

Creosote, Chimney Fires & How to Avoid Them

You may not know it, but your chimney could be posing a silent danger to you and your family. Creosote may be building up inside the flue, waiting to be ignited. Creosote is the leading cause of chimney fires and poses a real threat to your home and to your family. ...

Chimney Swifts FAQ

It’s a quiet day, and you walk around your neighborhood. As you stroll, you notice a small bird fluttering erratically around a chimney on one of the houses. When you get back to your own home, you see another one zipping around your chimney. What are these...