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You Shouldn’t Neglect Chimney Maintenance

Chimneys are strong and durable – but not invincible. Over time, certain issues will arise that need to be addressed sooner rather than later. Neglecting maintenance tasks can end up costing you a lot of money in major chimney repairs and can make your chimney unsafe to use and live around. Here are three common Read more

Maintaining Your Masonry Chimney Will Save Money

The relatively small costs you encounter in having your masonry chimney properly maintained can pay off in a big way by preventing major chimney damage that could cost you many thousands of dollars. As sturdy as a well-built chimney is, it won’t last forever without some periodic repairs and structural work. As the years pass, Read more

Does Every Chimney Need to Have a Cap On It?

Fireplaces and heating stoves are a standard feature in many South Framingham and South Shore homes. However, not every home has a chimney cap on top. That’s unfortunate because a chimney cap is an easy and inexpensive device that protects your chimney from external elements minimizing repairs and prolonging its useful life. Here are five Read more

Keep Your Fireplace & Chimney in Great Shape

Chimney technicians work year-round to help customers keep their chimney and fireplace systems clean, safe and fully operational. But you can’t have a chimney pro in your house all the time. In between visits from your chimney sweep/chimney repair company, here are some things you can do to make sure your chimney and fireplace run Read more

Helpful Fireplace & Chimney Terminology

Terminology in the hearth industry can be a little confusing sometimes. Here are some words and terms related to fireplaces, chimneys and chimney services that will be helpful for you to know. Fireplace & chimney structure terms Prefab fireplace: A fireplace built in a factory. Fireplace insert: A factory-made appliance that fits into the firebox Read more