How to Properly Dispose of Fireplace Ash

We’re nearing the last weeks of winter, which means many fireplaces will soon be shut down for warmer weather. And if you’ve put your wood-burning fireplace to use a lot this year, we’re guessing you have a lot of ash built up in the firebox. Now, some think removing...

Top 6 Holiday Home Safety Tips

As the holidays approach, it’s always good to reflect on various safety tips and practices to ensure you and loved ones stay as safe as possible. That being said, life can get hectic this time of year, and it’s not always easy to stay on top of it all, which is why...

How Are Fireplaces Built?

Ever look at your fireplace structure and wonder how it all came together? Or perhaps you’re considering updating or having routine maintenance this fall or winter and want to know what to expect? No matter where you stand, knowing the basics of how fireplaces are...

Understanding How Your Chimney Works

When it comes to proper chimney functioning, one of the biggest things you need is good airflow. Draft and air pressure work together to ensure your fires burn strong and that all of the fumes, gases, and smoke created flow safely up and out of your flue. Yet, not...