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5 Reasons Your Chimney Needs a Chimney Cap

Chimney caps sit at the top of chimneys and guard the flue openings and the chimney structure. If you’re operating your chimney without a secure cap, you’re asking for trouble – possibly sooner rather than later. Here are five reasons your chimney needs a well-built chimney cap. 1. A chimney cap is different from a Read more

Are Chimney-Cleaning Logs Worth the Investment?

Everybody’s looking for quick and easy ways to do things these days. This is good in many applications, but not so good in others. Chimney-cleaning logs are advertised as an effective way to keep flammable creosote out of your chimney, not only saving you time and money but also possibly preventing a serious chimney fire. Read more

Fireplace Safety: How to Build Safe & Beautiful Fires

While a fireplace technically is a place to burn fires, not all types of fires and burning strategies result in the safe and beautiful fires you want. Here are some tips on how to use your fireplace in a way that’s safe for your home and everyone in it. Burn dry wood Burning dry (rather Read more

What if Your Chimney Needs Repairs in the Winter?

Repairing chimneys during our brutal Massachusetts winters can be challenging, but it’s not impossible. Experienced chimney service providers know that a chimney with serious brick damage or chimney water leaks needs to be fixed, no matter what time of year. A reputable chimney company will have ways to deal with the weather and get your Read more

It’s A New Year Its Time For A New Fireplace

Make Plans Now for Next Year’s Spring Fireplace Renovation Most people do not give any thought to renovating their fireplace until they are getting ready to use it for the winter. However, winter is really not the best time of year to make changes to the fireplace. It is, however, a great time to start Read more