Signs Your Chimney May Need Restoration

There’s just something so homey and beautiful about a chimney. It brings up visions of sitting snug under a blanket, sipping hot chocolate in front of a crackling fire. Just seeing the wisps of smoke drifting out of the chimney makes you feel comfortable and cozy....

Attending To Chimney Leaks

When you have a leak in your tire, it’s pretty important to get that leak fixed. If your natural gas tank is leaking, you’ll want to have it fixed as soon as possible to avoid a destructive explosion. However, did you know that your chimney can also leak? This may...

Preventing Dryer Vent Fires

When you think about a chimney sweep service, it’s pretty natural to think of getting your chimney cleaned, right? This is a big part of what chimney service companies do – and it’s very important! A chimney fire can be a scary, destructive event that can have...

Summertime Masonry Repairs

During the winter months, it’s easy to find things to put on your summer fix-it list. If your roof leaks and needs to be re-shingled, it needs to be done in the summertime. This is when the hot summer sun can keep the tar soft and sticky. If you plan to add a deck...

Safe and Humane Animal Removal

There are so many great things about spring! Nothing quite compares to getting out of the house after a chilly winter. Taking a walk around the neighborhood and taking in the sights and sounds of spring are almost magical. The breeze just seems to have a fresh smell...

Keep Your Firebox Clean

According to the Bob Vila website your masonry fireplace is made up of a brick or stone firebox, a brick or stone chimney, and, usually, a wood mantel. Everybody knows what the chimney does: it carries smoke out of your house and into the atmosphere. The mantel is the...

Have Your Mortar Repaired in the Springtime

Now that spring is here, the warmer weather is the perfect time to do some things that can’t be done in the winter. Planting your garden, washing your windows, getting the lawn mower tuned up and cutting your grass are perfect to do in the nice spring weather. Another...

The Purpose of Chase Covers

There are so many terms to understand when it comes to your chimney. There are the dampers, which need to be open or closed depending on if you have a fire burning or not. There’s the flue, which guides the gases produced by your fire out of the house and into the...

Waterproofing Your Chimney

It’s time to say goodbye to the cold winds of winter, and that means that soon we’ll be hearing gentle rain splashing on the roof. But sometimes that rainfall isn’t so gentle; April can bring some heavy rains to Georgia, and if you own a home with a fireplace, you...