Wet weather & your chimney

During the spring time, The Chimney Guy gets a lot of calls related to water issues. Among these issues is water leaking into the fireplace, water stains, rust, and odors. The combination of freezing winters followed by heavy spring rains is usually the culprit for a...

Proper Installation of Wood Inserts

If you own a masonry fireplace, you understand the value that it brings to your home. The warmth and ambiance it creates just can’t be beat. Unfortunately, there are some drawbacks to owning a masonry fireplace. The maintenance associated with a masonry fireplace,...

Snow melting and leaky flashing

Spring is here and that means warmer temperatures and lots of rain. It also means that any snow that winter left behind will quickly be melting. Water brings greenery and new life to the world around us. However, it is not good for you masonry chimney. If you have a...