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How to Ensure Safety of your Pets around the Fireplace?

How to Ensure Safety of your Pets around the Fireplace?

Fireplaces pose as one of the most preferred amenities for buyers on the lookout for a new home. Apart from making the winter comfortable, they also add a touch of architectural vitality to the house. Nothing can be compared to being cosy around a fireplace on a chilly night. Without […]

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How Can You Minimise Creosote Build Up in Your Chimney

How Can You Minimise Creosote Build Up in Your Chimney

Creosote, as you know, is formed when wood smoke condenses, getting stuck in the chimney before it moves out through the top of the pipe. If your chimney is lined with creosote, you are in great danger. You need to minimise creosote build up as much as possible; if the […]

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Fireplace Chimney Mistake Alert: Are You Making These?

Fireplace Chimney Mistake Alert: Are You Making These?

Your fireplace is an asset that increases the value of your home substantially. However, significance lies in understanding the potential hazards it presents. There are several owners who unknowingly make grievous mistakes while using the chimney or the fireplace. Make sure not to light another fire before ascertaining you are […]

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Must-have Fireplace Accessories

Must-have Fireplace Accessories

Winter is here and fireplaces in all homes are all set to have the first fire of the season. Just like every fireplace needs a proper maintenance plan to function well, the right accessories can extend its usefulness to a great degree. Fireplace add-ons are good investments to accentuate the […]

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Cost of Roof Replacement and Shingle Types to Choose from

Cost of Roof Replacement and Shingle Types to Choose from

By home renovation, most people understand decorating the interior-placing furniture from one corner to another, repainting the walls and installing recessed lighting. While they all qualify as home renovation, exterior works are more important than interior quick fixes. A leaky or damaged roof needs to be quickly replaced. The more […]

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Buying a Chimney Crown? Here's what you Need to Know

Buying a Chimney Crown? Here's what you Need to Know

Chimneys, especially masonry chimneys require caps or hats. They are also called crowns. The crowns are available in the market. But homeowners can also construct them from scratch. In this article, I'll discuss chimney crowns. The commercial chimney crowns are not always properly built. Most of the times, they are […]

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The Production, Features, and Safety Benefits of an Ethanol Fireplace

The Production, Features, and Safety Benefits of an Ethanol Fireplace

We all have chimneys at our homes. They need frequent cleaning. A homeowner needs to estimate the duration between two cleaning sessions because the longevity of your flue heavily depends on it. The flue's longevity also rests on the building materials. A masonry chimney a metal chimney can never render […]

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How You can Install a New Liner in Your Chimney

How You can Install a New Liner in Your Chimney

Having an unlined chimney puts your house at danger. Installing a liner is necessary for you to reduce the possibility of a chimney fire. It's good to be self-dependent, but some works are so difficult that you need a professional's help to accomplish them. Installing a chimney liner falls into […]

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Common Causes for Chimney Leaks

Common Causes for Chimney Leaks

A fireplace in your home is a very adorning addition, but the issues accompanying it can be a real pain. One such problem involves a leaky chimney. A chimney leakage can be a very common and annoying problem in the household. This is because, if your chimney shows any signs […]

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Greenhouse Gases and Eco-Friendly Chimneys

Greenhouse Gases and Eco-Friendly Chimneys

Every homeowner wants to install a safe and eco-friendly fireplace. The environmental impacts of using a fireplace are bothersome for the homeowners because of toxic elements and harmful components might release in the air and harm the environment. To get rid of the negative effects of a fireplace, a homeowner […]

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