What To Do With All That Ash?

What To Do With All That Ash?

Fireplace ash can be a nuisance. It can be messy. It can even be a hindrance to a healthy fire. Surprisingly though, fireplace ash can also be useful year-round. Using Your Ashes in the Yard Whether you garden or not, ashes can help around the yard, controlling pest...
Check Out the Great Brands We Carry

Check Out the Great Brands We Carry

Now is a great time to start thinking about your fireplace. If you’re unhappy with the one you have or would like to add a fireplace to your home, we have everything you need to make a great choice about your fireplace. Inserts, stoves, manufactured fireplaces, and...
Safe Mantel Decorations for the Fall

Safe Mantel Decorations for the Fall

Fall is the time when homeowners begin decorating for the holidays. First spooky Halloween decor, fall leaves and pumpkins for autumn, turkeys for Thanksgiving, and then the glitter and glitz of Christmas. Fall and winter is also the time for the fireplace and mantel...
Servicing Your Ash Pit

Servicing Your Ash Pit

Do you know your chimney and fireplace system as well as you think you do? You may not. Some masonry chimneys have a strange door made of cast iron that you never really open and many homeowners aren’t even sure what they’re for! If you open it up, you may find a heap...
Switch to A Top-Seal Damper This Fall

Switch to A Top-Seal Damper This Fall

Fall is just a few weeks away and we’re getting calls about winter prep already! This is actually a great sign that our customers are taking chimney and fireplace safety seriously. Our team at Chesapeake Chimney & Co. recommends our customers schedule valuable...
Take Care of Your Repairs Now

Take Care of Your Repairs Now

We often encourage our customers to schedule chimney services during the summer, our offseason. The offseason is the best time to have your chimney system inspected. It allows you to get a convenient appointment time, a desired team or technician. It also means you...
Fun Recipes to Try on Your Gas Grill

Fun Recipes to Try on Your Gas Grill

Don’t put away your grill just yet! There is still time for a great summer cookout before the weather cools. The best thing about summer is that some fresh fruits and vegetables are in season. Hit the farmer’s market or the local grocer to find out what’s in season....