Prefabricated vs Masonry Chimney

Prefabricated vs Masonry Chimney

The biggest difference between masonry fireplaces and prefabricated is the price. Masonry almost always is more expensive than prefabricated. The inflated price in comparison is because masonry requires it to be built on-site, versus being assembled. Masonry will...
Helpful Tips: Bird is NOT the Word

Helpful Tips: Bird is NOT the Word

Do you hear the chirping of birds or flapping of wings in your chimney? It is more common than you think! There is even a type of species of birds that focus on nesting in chimneys! This home intruder, called a Chimney Swift can inhabit your chimney and build a nest...
Tips: How to Use Fireplace Tools

Tips: How to Use Fireplace Tools

Ever wondered what the fancy-looking set of instruments next to fire are? These are known as fireplace tools. They can be used as an ambiance factor by adding an aesthetic touch to your fireplace. These tools are also used to maintain the fire, making it easier for...
The Search for the Perfect Sweep

The Search for the Perfect Sweep

As summer comes to an end, appointments and bookings rise. Right before the fall, which is prime time for using your fireplace, many people will schedule their recommended annual CSIA certified inspection. During this time, all chimney sweep technicians and companies...
Helpful Wood-Burning Tips

Helpful Wood-Burning Tips

Did you know there are over 1,000 species of trees in North America? Each tree produces a different type of wood, with various colors and sizes. The type of wood you burn in your fireplace will affect how hot the fire is, how long it will last, and how much residue...