Avoiding Issues with Combustibles When remodeling a home with a fireplace, certain safety issues arise if proper care is not taken during the process. Factory built (prefabricated) fireplaces all come with very specific instructions as to where combustibles can and can't be placed. This is where having or … Continue Reading about Remodeling Dangers – Potential Issues With Factory Built Fireplaces
Training and Tips
Chimney Swifts – Understanding The Basics If you are looking for a chimney sweep in Jacksonville to help you with chimney swifts or you would … Continue Reading about Chimney Swifts
This is a question that comes up a lot when talking to homeowners about fireplace maintenance. The first assumption would be to remove the ash … Continue Reading about How often should I remove ash from my fireplace?
A Day in the Life
Here is an interesting read from the New York Times about the lack of chimney sweeps in Paris. This is a common concern not only in the US, but … Continue Reading about The Disappearing Chimney Sweep
I occasionally come across situations where a chimney should not be swept. Sometimes the deterioration is so bad that sweeping a chimney could … Continue Reading about When you can’t sweep a chimney