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Cracks in Fireplace Bricks

August 4, 2017

Have you noticed if your fireplace has developed a crack or two in some of its bricks? This damage is something you need to address promptly in order to protect your home from the potential fire hazard these cracks cause. Here’s what it will take to repair the cracks in your fireplace, and why it’s […]

Why is Creosote Dangerous?

March 9, 2017

09If you own a fireplace, you’ve probably heard of creosote. Most people know creosote is the stuff that clogs up a chimney, but not much more beyond this simple understanding. Creosote is a dangerous substance, but exactly why is it dangerous? We will dive a little deeper into explaining what creosote is, why it is […]

What is Creosote?

January 16, 2017

If you own a fireplace or wood stove, you’ve heard of creosote before, and if you haven’t you need to know about it. Creosote is a by-product from burning wood that is dangerous for your home if not properly removed. That said, what exactly is creosote and why is it so bad? What is Creosote? […]