fireplace installation

What exactly is a chimney damper?

This is a question that the members of our team are occasionally asked. A chimney damper is found above the firebox and has usually been constructed using metal. It is a flap-like device and you operate it by using either a lever or chain. When open, it releases smoke; when the fireplace isn’t being used,…
baby raccoon removed from fireplace

Benefits of humane animal removal services

If you have squirrels or raccoons stuck in your chimney or attic space, it’s wise to call a professional humane animal removal service to get rid of them. Here’s why: Inhumane removal services may introduce harmful chemicals to your home Humane methods of animal removal are eco-friendly A professional can get rid of any diseased…
Chimney sweep in action

A chimney sweep is more than a quick clean

Generally, a chimney sweep is an individual that removes soot or ash from your chimney to reduce the risks of dangerous fumes or fires. Since it sounds simple, many homeowners opt to DIY their chimney sweep in a bid to save money. However, they don’t realize that a chimney sweep does more than clearing or…
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Steps to take if your chimney suddenly collapses

Strong winds, heavy rains, and cold temperatures are approaching the Denver region. As a result, it’s important for you to know the appropriate steps to take if your chimney suddenly collapses. Keep the following in mind: Put out the fire in your fireplace as quickly as possible. Any masonry that falls into the fireplace can…
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