A Brief Discussion on Creosete

As I meet with hundreds of members of the wood-burning public each month, I find that creosote is one of the most misunderstood topics relating to their stove. Many customers, especially those burning older non-catalytic stoves, assume that creosote is just a normal...

To Parge or not to Parge

Fireplace smoke chambers have recently become a hot topic among homeowners (no pun intended)! Working on a minimum of four chimneys a day for the past seven years has given me plenty of time to think about and discuss the topic. First, we need to understand a little...

How to Prevent a Chimney Fire

Your chimney sweep is dedicated to preventing a chimney fire in your home. Trained technicians inspect your chimney system, making sure it is ready to handle the use cold weather brings. By having your chimney inspected and cleaned on a regular basis you can reduce...

The Benefits of a Chimney Liner

I recently read some comments from homeowners about what a difference it made when they got their chimney relined. Better Draft One guy had such bad drafting problems that he was going to get rid of his woodstove but then decided to try the liner. It helped so much...