Summer has ended, and as the chilly winter months approach we find ourselves grabbing at blankets, turning up the thermostat, or, if we’re lucky, lighting the fireplace in our home. However, without the proper precautions to make sure your fireplace and chimney are in tip-top condition, your fireside fantasies could be more dangerous than cozy.…

You don’t need a cockney accent or a bowling hat to take care of your chimney — a little know-how and a helping hand from the best chimney sweeps in Cleveland will keep your fireplace roaring comfortably. With Chimcare opening a location in Cleveland, you now have easy access to consistently high-quality chimney maintenance and…

Leaky chimney culprits are generally one of four primary causes. Unless fixed, they all result in frustration and moisture damage. We’ll give you a list of what to look for if your chimney is causing you grief. If one of these issues is not your problem, chances are the chimney isn’t the offender. Broken Chimney…

Winter is the perfect time for families to gather in the evening around the hearth, enjoying the warmth and conviviality of a burning fire. Your fireplace doesn’t only encourage family time; as an architectural feature, your fireplace and its chimney add intrinsic value to your home. However, those same assets also present the very real…

Keeping your chimney and fireplace clean and in good working condition is essential for aesthetic, functional, and health-related reasons. A poorly-maintained fireplace or chimney can produce a chemical buildup, a gas leak, or even a fire risk that could put your home and your family’s well-being in danger. A carefully maintained fireplace, on the other…

From the fireplace and creosote build-up, to cracked masonry and malfunctioning fireplace dampers, there are a variety of things to maintain with your chimney. This article identifies the top most common chimney problems so that you can address them if they happen with your chimney.

For many of us in the Pacific Northwest, the fireplace is one of our favorite spots in the home for the family to get together. We can share stories, play games, or just spend time together by the fire. However, sometimes we may forget about the important parts of a chimney that remain unseen, beyond…

Many of us who live in the Pacific Northwest are the proud owners of a home with a fireplace and a chimney. Often times, the fireplace is a nice spot for the entire family to get together and share quality time. Therefore, it is a good idea to keep your chimney tidy and well-maintained so…

Chimney sweeping and repair are essential to maintaining your chimney and keeping your home and family safe. Chimney Sweeping Chimney sweeps enhance the performance and safety of your chimney, while also thoroughly cleaning it and diminishing the fume emissions caused by blockages in the passageway. These blockages are often caused by creosote buildup, which forms…