Escape Plans Saves Lives

Did you know that only one-third of Americans have and practice an escape plan in case of a fire? That means there are millions of families who need to create and implement a plan. So, what are the steps you need to take to make sure your family is prepared? If you...

Why Does My Chimney Need A Chase Cover ?

Chase covers are the metal pans that sit on top of the chimney chase commonly on prefabricated chimneys. Their purpose is the shed water away from the chimney protecting the chimney from water penetration. Unfortunately, many chase covers are poorly designed or made...

Chimney Fires

Fireplaces and wood stoves are designed to safely contain wood fuel fires.The chimneys that serve them have the job of expelling the products of combustion-the substances produced when wood burns. These include smoke, water vapor,gases, unburned wood particles,...

What is a Chimney Damper?

A damper is a “must item” for a fireplace. A chimney damper prevents animals, birds from entering the chimney when not in use. The damper is manually opened to the fully open position when starting a fire. While most dampers are located in the throat of...