You have water coming into the house and don’t understand why. Could it be a roof leak? A hole or crack in the wall? Nope, chances are it could be…Read More
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How To Tell If Dryer Vent Is Clogged: 4 Warning Signs
Are your clothes still damp after a dryer cycle? Keep smelling a burnt odor while drying clothes? Unfortunately, your dryer vent may be clogged. A clogged dryer vent can be…Read More
Chimney Cleaning Tools: What You Need To Get the Job Done Right
You may think of cleaning your chimney as a pretty straightforward task. However, there are a number of outlandish ideas circulating about how to keep your fireplace area pristine. Maybe…Read More
What’s The Best Wood to Burn For Your Fireplace?
When it’s cold outside, there is nothing quite like the cozy feeling of warming yourself up by the fire. Having a fireplace in your living space gives you the opportunity…Read More
Gas vs Wood Fireplace: How Do I Decide?
There’s nothing like having a fire in the fireplace to make a home feel cozy. Adding a fireplace to your home, or upgrading your existing fireplace can be a big…Read More
Dead Animal in Chimney: What Homeowners Need to Know
You wake up in the morning to a horrible smell coming from your fireplace. There’s no question something has died in your chimney. But how did the critter get in…Read More
How To Clean Your Dryer Vent
It’s something we do at least once a week. In some homes, it’s done every day, all day long. The laundry. We don’t like to do it, but it’s one…Read More
How To Remove Creosote
Creosote is the dark, greasy, flammable and corrosive substance that can build up on the walls of your fireplace and chimney. It forms when unburned wood particles, fly ash and…Read More