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Prepare Your Fireplace For Winter

Tips on Winter Chimney & Fireplace Preparation The best fireplaces and chimneys are ones that are safe. And the safe ones get that way through timely inspection, maintenance, repair and cleaning. Here are some winter fireplace preparation tips to make sure your fireplace runs safely and efficiently all through the cold season. Fireplace/chimney inspection Nationally Read more…

3 Steps to Ensure Your Chimney is Santa-Claus-Friendly

Is your chimney ready for the arrival of old St. Nick? A clean and clear chimney may be as important to Santa Claus as homemade sugar cookies and milk. With the following three steps, you will ensure a Santa-Claus-friendly chimney and also help to protect your home and family from potential danger. Chimney Cleaning Chimney Read more…

Things You Should Never Burn In Your Fireplace or Woodstove

When using your fireplace or woodstove, it’s essential to think about fire prevention. Every year there are thousands of house fires resulting in hundreds of injuries and even some deaths. And most of them were preventable. When you’re having trouble lighting a fire or keeping it going in the fireplace, it may be tempting to Read more…

How To Heat Your House Using Your Fireplace or Stove

It takes four times more energy to heat homes than to cool them, according to recent research analysis. This may explain why so many people in Wisconsin look for strategies to cut heating costs. A good question to ask is whether your fireplace or stove can heat your home. Yes, modern solid fuel appliances can Read more…

What to Do if You’ve Had a Chimney Fire

Chimney fires are more common than you might think. This is because many of them aren’t “full-on” fires that send blazes out the top of the chimney and set fire to the home. But even small chimney fires that start and go out on their own can begin a cycle of damage to your chimney. Read more…

5 Accessories Every Fireplace Should Have

Accentuating your fireplace is an exciting way to add a warm and charming ambiance to your living space. Fireplace accessories are not only decorative but are also necessary tools to manage and control a wood-burning fire. Uplift your fireplace experience with these must-have accessories. Fireplace Tool Set A set of fireplace tools will allow you Read more…

Know Your Chimney System

Frustration with smoky, sluggish fires in the fireplace is common among homeowners who are unfamiliar with their heating system. Proper operation depends on all fireplace and chimney components working as they are supposed to. Optimizing the safety and performance of your fireplace is easier when you know your chimney system and how it functions. Understanding Read more…

Why You Should Schedule a Professional Chimney Inspection

While you can do some basic chimney inspection work on your own, it pays to have a certified chimney inspector look over your system on an annual basis. Qualified inspectors not only can spot things you may not be able to, but they also can recommend the right kind of repair work that will make Read more…

Fireplace Safety & Regular Chimney Cleaning: Why it Matters

Fireplaces and chimneys, like many items and appliances in your home, need periodic maintenance. Left unattended year after year, a chimney can become dangerous to use and to live around. Here are some of the reasons fireplace safety and chimney cleaning are so important. Flammable creosote Wood-burning fireplaces create a substance called creosote, which clings Read more…

Tips for Budget-Friendly Fireplace Makeovers

Have you grown bored with the architecture of your fireplace, or has it become seriously outdated? You don’t have to break the bank or have special skills to start enjoying a new setting for cozy fires in winter. Fireplace makeovers can be remarkably simple and inexpensive, and just a few of many examples follow. Redo Read more…

 

 

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