Helpful Chimney Terms

Helpful Chimney Terms

When conversing with an expert in any field can be scary particularly if you do not comprehend the phrasing being utilized. Your chimney and fireplace framework comprises of various segments that cooperate to give you warm and comfortable fires. There are a wide range...
Types of Chimneys

Types of Chimneys

Mortgage holders have numerous alternatives for gas or wood-consuming chimneys, yet the decisions can be to some degree befuddling if the real factors are not promptly accessible. The web can be a decent hot-spot for research, however there are a ton of locales that...
Let’s Talk Chimney Odors

Let’s Talk Chimney Odors

Is there an awful stench originating from your chimney? Odds are, your home has Stinky Fireplace Syndrome. The scent is normally more terrible in the late spring when the moistness is high, and the climate control system is turned on. Nobody needs their chimney to...
What is a smoke chamber?

What is a smoke chamber?

What does it do? A smoke chamber is located directly above the firebox, it’s a part of the fireplace that the average person may never look at but it’s one of the most important.  This unsung hero of your chimney stops smoke from entering your home and...
What type of mortar should I use?

What type of mortar should I use?

Contrary to popular belief, there’s not just one type of mortar for chimneys. The most common type (as well as the tone of the oldest) being fireclay mortar which is a normal cement mortar mixed with dried organic material. Followed up in popularity by a...