The Advantage of Having a Chimney Crown

You wouldn’t want to live in your house without a roof, and your chimney needs one too. The chimney crown works as a roof for your flue and keeps water out that can wreak havoc on your system. The crown keeps water and debris out of the flue and if it’s made properly...

Do You Need a Smoke Chamber Parge?

Of all the parts of your chimney system, the firebox experiences the most heat and abuse, and very little attention. The smoke chamber endures nearly as much abuse as the firebox, and probably LESS attention! That’s because the smoke chamber is out of sight, so it’s...

Nondestructive Flue Liner Correction

Of all the parts of the chimney system, the liner is one of the most important and has multiple jobs. The liner keeps the fire in its place, keeping heat and hazardous gases from traveling through the masonry and into your home. The liner also properly sizes the flue...

Creosote: What, When, Where?

To many homeowners, creosote prevention may seem like a gimmick. With products on the market that remove creosote through a little powder thrown on some hot coals, can it really be dangerous? For your safety and the safety of your home and family, it’s best to ask the...