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...

Things To Look For When Buying A Home

Are you on the hunt for your dream home? If so, then it’s important that you don’t miss a thing when it comes to the functionality and overall structural soundness of the property. All too often, people rush into the buying process, failing to see the many...

Does A Clean Chimney Improve Air Quality?

Every now and then, we get customers wondering just how much the state of their chimney impacts the air quality of their home. I mean, does it really matter that much? Easy answer – without a doubt! You actually shouldn’t be able to smell your fireplace or stove...

Summer Backyard Safety Tips

As we move into the warmer months of the year, grilling, landscaping, working in the garden, and spending time outdoors becomes more common. Unfortunately, many find themselves so eager to immerse in these activities that they forget to practice caution when...

How to Spot a Chimney Leak

Chimney leaks can be a real nightmare, but fixing them is one of our specialties. Here’s what you need to know about why they occur, what the signs are, and how they can be prevented.  Why Do Chimney Leaks Occur? Chimney leaks occur because all chimneys — whether...

The Snowmageddon Survival Guide

Even though the groundhog predicted an early spring, we know here in Anne Arundel County, that February brings snow and freezing temperatures. That being said, some years are harsher than others, meaning homeowners should always prepare for the worst! When things get...