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What Animals Can Get Into My Chimney?

Punxsutawney Phil declared this past February, that we’ll all have an early spring. For folks here in northern Louisiana, spring means warmer weather and the return of lots of cute furry critters. However, If your chimney system is damaged or exposed to the elements,...

Don’t Forget About Your Dryer Vents

The most dangerous month for home fire safety has passed, but there are still several weeks left in winter. Home fires are considered by the American Red Cross to be America’s biggest disaster threat and house fires peak in December and January. This doesn’t mean it’s...

Why Grates Are Not Safe for Chimney Tops

Installing a grate at the top of your chimney may seem like the next best thing when comparing the cost of a simple metal grate with a standard chimney cap. Making this concession is not only a dangerous mistake but a costly one as well. Protecting the Chimney From...

The Hidden Dangers of Creosote

Approximately 11.6 million homes in America use wood as a heat source. This means that there are 11.6 million chimneys in our 50 states. Of all the chimneys in the U.S., there are likely some that are 100+ years old, some brand new, some constructed of stove pipe,...

Winter Dangers to Your Chimneys

This winter there is a lot that can go wrong with even the best-made, most well-maintained chimneys. You might have your chimney system cleaned regularly and inspected before the burn season, but some unforeseen circumstances may put your chimney at risk. Winter is...