Archives for August 2017

Lined or Unlined?

THAT is the question.

Whether your new or old to chimney service you may not know the anatomy of a chimney. For a fireplace structure you have the usual suspects, firebox, lintel, throat, smoke chamber and then progressing up you have your flue. Although all these areas are essential and work together as a “fireplace system”, I would have to say that the most important, is the flue. The flue’s only function is to carry the gases of combustion up and out. Similar to an exhaust in a car, which purpose is to keep the fumes away from the engine and passenger compartment. [Read more…]

Condominiums and Fireplaces

If you have a fireplace and you’re living in a condo, then more than likely your master insurance policy requires fireplace inspections.

Luckily, you’ve come to the right place. [Read more…]