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Why It’s Important to Keep a Chimney Clean

November 3, 2017

With winter approaching, everyone is going to want to huddle up around the fireplace. But when was the last time you had the chimney cleaned? Probably over a year if not way longer, right? The National Fire Protection Association recommends a professional Maryland chimney cleaning service and inspection¬†at least once per year. It can quickly […]

Get Your Chimney Cleaned

October 20, 2017

According to the Chimney Safety Institute of America over 20,000 fires occur each year as a direct result of fireplaces and chimneys. These are fires that could easily be prevented with proper fireplace and chimney maintenance. Before firing up your fireplace for the season, it is important to understand what type of maintenance is necessary. […]

Why We Now Offer Chimney Sweeping Services

June 1, 2017

Fireside stone and patio is now offering chimney sweeping services! In the past, we partnered with a chimney sweeper service and recommended them to our clients. Recently, we decided to deliver these services ourselves instead. We made this change in order to give our clients a chimney sweep of the highest quality so that the […]

How Often Should I Get my Chimney Swept?

February 17, 2017

A chimney sweeping service is a crucial aspect to the health of your chimney. By keeping up with your yearly chimney maintenance, you can extend the life of your chimney, as well as prevent any major damage due to a dangerous or malfunctioning chimney. So, how often should I get my chimney swept? The answer […]

Spring Fireplace Checklist

February 9, 2017

The ideal time to have your yearly fireplace maintenance preformed is at the end of the burning season. Be sure you don’t miss any important spring fireplace maintenance items by following this spring fireplace checklist. Chimney Sweep Spring is the best time of year to schedule a chimney sweep and there’s no reason not to […]

Rust Stains on my Roof

February 3, 2017

Did you notice some rust stains while looking at your roof? There are a few different reasons for rust coloring on your roof, but regardless of the reason rust stains are not something you want. They are unattractive and can be signs of a much larger issue. There are a few explanations for the rust […]