Chimney

A 44-post collection

Keep the Wildlife Outdoors Where They Belong and Not In Your Home

Spring brings all of the little critters out of the wood work, literally! You will begin to see birds and other small wildlife moving around, starting to build their nests and scour for food sources.  Raccoons, skunks, squirrels, and other wildlife may seek shelter in your chimney, attic or under »

Spring Cleaning Process for your Fireplace

Spring cleaning is not just for your homes walls and windows. You should not overlook your fireplace during spring cleaning. Cleaning your fireplace annually is a must to keep it in healthy working order. The three main areas to focus on when spring cleaning your fireplace are the surround, firebox, »

Dangers of Creosote Build-up for Chimneys and Homes

Wood burners that have been heating with wood for years are familiar with the dangers of having excess amounts of creosote in a chimney flue. However, homeowners that are new to wood burning may not. So today we are going to take a look creosote, what it is, and how »

How to Considerably Lower the Risk of a Chimney Fire

Well the wood burning season is not quite over yet which means that we are not out of the woods when it comes to the risk of a chimney fire. The risk is there as long as you are burning wood in a fireplace or wood stove. The health of »

What to Measure before Purchasing a Chimney Cap

Choosing a chimney cap can be an overwhelming task but fortunately determining what size chimney cap you need isn’t as difficult as it seems. Grab a tape measure, pencil, paper, and a ladder. You will need these items to get up on your roof to physically inspect and measure »

Tips to Extend the Life of a Wood Stove Investment

Purchasing a wood stove for your home is not a small investment when you consider the cost of the stove and the venting materials needed. It is important that you know how to make that investment last as long as possible. There are simple things that you can do to »

Extinguish Chimney Fires in Just Seconds Flat

Now that this year’s crazy warm weather is on its way out and winter is finally starting to move in, many homeowners are starting to fire up their wood stoves and fireplaces to keep warm. With that brings the potential for chimney fires to occur. Many have already prepped »

Gas Fireplace Maintenance Broke Down to 4 Easy Tips

Many homeowners that are looking for the traditional feel of a fireplace but not the hassle opt for a gas fireplace. A gas fireplace eliminates the need to handle firewood, clean out ashes, and building a fire each of which take up a lot of time and is not possible »

Benefits of Relining a Chimney Flue with a Flex Chimney Liner

Download the PDF If you own a masonry chimney I am sure that you have heard of metal chimney liners but what you may not know is when a metal chimney flue liner should be installed. The health of a chimney’s flue liner is vital to the functionality of »

Make Chimney Cleaning Easy with Anti-Creo-Soot Creosote Remover

Download the PDF Hi, I am Melissa from NorthlineExpress and I am here today with our #1 creosote remover: ACS Creosote Remover. This powerful product is going to help prevent chimney fires, corrosion in metal and masonry chimneys, and excessive creosote build-up. Anti-Creo-Soot is used prior to sweeping your chimney »