Identify Common Masonry Problems

Identify Common Masonry Problems

Throughout the life of your chimney, you might experience unexpected masonry problems, and it’s not only a winter problem. Masonry problems happen year-round and it worsens during winter due to a freeze/thaw cycle. Water Damage When water penetrates the masonry,...
Identify Common Masonry Problems

Identify Common Masonry Problems

Throughout the life of your chimney, you might experience unexpected masonry problems, and it’s not only a winter problem. Masonry problems happen year-round and it worsens during winter due to a freeze/thaw cycle. Water Damage When water penetrates the masonry,...
Heatshield Chimney Liners

Heatshield Chimney Liners

Every chimney needs a liner to be safe and effective. The chimney liner has many jobs: to protect the masonry from corrosive chemical byproducts, to resize a too-large chimney, to protect the home from carbon monoxide intrusion or heat transfer, and to provide a...
What is Seasoned Firewood?

What is Seasoned Firewood?

If you have a wood-burning fireplace, insert, or stove, you might have a woodpile already waiting for burn-season. Maybe you’ve seen homes with piles along their yard or property, looming stacks, sheds or lean-tos filled, logs lying about for no reason. There is...
The Importance of a Chimney Liner

The Importance of a Chimney Liner

Your chimney contains many important parts for proper safety and function. Like a human body’s skin, the liner may be the largest part of the system and most overlooked for its importance. The liner serves as a barrier to protect the chimney and masonry. Three...