How Often Should I Inspect My Chimney?

One of our favorite ways to relax after a long day on the lakes here in the Ozarks is to cozy up next to a fire. Whether it’s with a good book or catching up on our favorite TV series, the ambiance of a cozy fire in your fireplace can’t be beat. That is, if it’s...

Seeking Old Chimney Restoration Services?

A beautiful and operational fireplace or wood stove is highly desired by most homeowners today. Not only do these appliances properly heat a home in the winter time, but they become a great place to gather and relax with family and friends too. If you have a...

Can I Replace the Inside of a Wood-Burning Fireplace?

When it comes to maintaining the functionality and aesthetic appearance of your wood-burning fireplace, occasional repairs and replacement components are necessary. But have you ever considered replacing the entire inside of your wood-burning firebox? It might sound...

How Much Does It Cost to Unclog a Dryer Vent?

There is almost nothing worse than having a dryer that doesn’t work right. Whether it’s clothes that won’t dry, clothes that are getting too hot, or the dryer itself overheating, it’s all bad news. The good news is there’s a good chance the issue is a clogged...

What Is Chimney Flashing & How Does It Work?

Chimney construction seems rather simple from the outside, right? Comprising a firebox on the inside and a tunnel system connecting that indoor firebox to the outside world, they are visually straightforward. Yet, whether brick, prefabricated, or some other structure...

How Long Do Central Boilers Last?

One of the first things you should ask yourself before investing in a new home appliance is how long can you expect it to hold up. No one wants to throw thousands of dollars at a product that will only break down in a year or two – especially on something as...

Can I Install a Wood Stove Myself?

It’s not hard to understand the appeal of a DIY home improvement project. You don’t have to deal with late construction workers, you get to work at your own pace, and you can keep an extra few dollars in your pocket. That said, while some tasks are easy to...

Is It Worth Sealing a Chimney?

Given where we live, rain and snow are a fact of life. And with all that lovely precipitation, comes the chance of that water getting into your chimney system. If you’ve read some of our other blogs, you know that water and your chimney are not a match made in heaven....