Anatomy of Your Chimney

Anatomy of Your Chimney

How much do you need to know about your chimney system, as the homeowner? First-time homebuyers may have the hardest time adjusting to a chimney system because there is not a manual to explain it to them when you make your purchase. Oftentimes, the home inspection...
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...
The Importance of a Damper

The Importance of a Damper

If you have a traditional masonry fireplace or have a professionally installed fireplace, you should have a damper. It’s an essential part of the chimney system. Ordinarily a metal or cast iron damper assembly is installed into the throat of the chimney, but they can...