Spring Cleaning? Don’t Forget Your Chimney!

Spring Cleaning? Don’t Forget Your Chimney! By avoiding the busy fall season you can schedule chimney cleaning at your convenience … and maybe save some cash. I have been in and around the chimney service business since I was 14 years old. Fall has always been the...

A Brief Discussion on Creosete

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...

To Parge or not to Parge

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...