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

What Is the Best Cap for Your Chimney?

It may be surprising to learn that wildlife is abundant even in a densely populated urban area like the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Read more

Surprising Uses for Your Fireplace Ashes

Many folks in Arlington, VA, and throughout the DC Capital Region unwind to the soothing sounds of a warm wood-burning Read more

Is Your Chimney Crown Cracked or Damaged?

The chimney crown is the highest point of a masonry chimney. It has a concrete surface that forms a water-tight Read more

How Firewood Burns in Your Fireplace

Anyone with experience with a wood-burning fireplace or campfire knows that starting a fire is not always as simple as Read more

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