Effects Of Rain Damage On Masonry

Rain is not something that you can avoid in Chicago or anywhere else! However, you CAN avoid rain damage by scheduling routine maintenance and preventative measures. Rain can damage a masonry chimney if left unchecked. Thus, causing damages that can be costly to...

Chimney Odors

One thing that is sure to ruin your summer is if your chimney begins to stink. Weather gets warmer and more humid during the summer. This means the moisture can mingle with the soot and creosote in your flue. Unfortunately, this results in an awful odor that you...

Masonry Repairs

After a long winter, there can be unexpected masonry damage that you hadn’t planned for. This is why it’s important to remember your routine maintenance. Both the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA)  and the National Fire Protection Association...

Spring Cleaning

Warm weather means many things. It’s time to begin yard work, home improvements, and spring cleaning. While you’re spending extra time and money to prepare your home for another year of wear and tear and use, don’t forget your chimney system. During a long burning...

Chimney Relining

Your chimney liner is a vital part of your chimney system. It serves many purposes that keep your chimney working safely and efficiently. A clean, smooth liner keeps the air flowing up the chimney unobstructed. When a flue liner becomes damaged, it can cause the air...