What’s A Chimney Cricket & Why Is It Important?

Do you know what a chimney cricket is? Let me give you a hint. They're unrelated to a chimney swift Read more

How Long Should A Chimney Crown Last?

A chimney is as common as a chimney swift flying across the Potomac River, especially in homes in Georgetown, DC, Read more

What Is Creosote And What Makes It Dangerous

One of the pleasures of owning a beautiful fireplace is the warmth, aroma, and view of a spectacular wood-burning fire. Read more

How To Store and Use Kindling This Winter

Winter is the perfect time to cozy up by the wood burning fireplace and having a supply of well-prepared kindling Read more

The Dangers Of Not Cleaning Your Chimney

Many folks have a charming fireplace and chimney in their Washington, DC, home but need to sweep it more often. Read more

What Can I Do About My Smelly Chimney?

Few things are more unpleasant than foul odors coming from a chimney and fireplace. The smell can permeate your home Read more

Why You Should Only Hire a CSIA-Certified Chimney Sweep for Chimney Services

Every field has benchmarks that those in the field strive to reach. In the chimney and fireplace industry, that benchmark Read more

Why Water Is Your Chimney’s Biggest Enemy

Brick-and-mortar chimneys can withstand quite a bit of punishment and still keep on performing safely and efficiently. However, when water Read more

Why Annual Chimney Inspection Is a Must

A well-built chimney will perform safely for many years. But even the best chimneys eventually begin to fail over time. Read more

Difference Between Radiant and Convection Heat

If it is challenging to keep your Rockville, MD, or Washington, DC, area home warm and comfortable during the winter, Read more

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