What is a Witches Crook?

What is a Witches Crook?

Chimneys do a lot for a home. They ensure the smoke and fumes from your fireplace are sent safely outdoors, they protect your woodwork from the heat your fires produce, and they add an aesthetic appeal that is undeniable. Yet, as we approach Halloween, there’s another...

Basics of Ash Removal

For someone who does not like dirt or dust, a fireplace may not seem like an ideal piece for your living room. Many think that when a fireplace has dirt or ashes in the bottom that it needs to be immediately removed, but this may not be the case. Your local chimney...

Chimney Inspections Explained

Chimney inspections are sometimes required by municipal codes, and are always recommended by governing bodies. The inspection procedures and standards encoded in laws are established by the National Fire Protection Association and enforced by the CSIA and similar...