Fireplace, chimney, and wood stove maintenance is essential not just to the safety of your home, but your family as well. Don't skimp on maintenance as it could be deadly. These tips can help you not only properly maintain your fireplace or chimney, but guide you in the proper direction to finding the right professional to help you with any repair needs.
Outdoor fireplaces can be affected by weather's temperamental character, especially during the winter. With the arrival and duration of cold temperatures, the ground freezes, thaws, and then refreezes, causing the soil to shift and moving anything on top of it. Even if your outdoor fireplace is on a patio or concrete slab, this extreme temperature fluctuation can cause masonry to become unstable, crack, or crumble. What's a homeowner to do?? Read more about maintenance for your outdoor heating application and find out!
Our fireplace technicians have compiled the top 5 tips on how to best prevent a chimney fire when using your fireplace this winter. We'll help you out with these tips and some more safety information.
Before Jack Frost stops by to nip at your nose, there are a few things you must do around the house to prepare for winter. This complete list covers both indoor and outdoor tasks that will help you save money and stay warm until the warm weather returns. Do these 8 things to prepare your home for winter: