Ice on Chimney Caps

Have you looked up at your chimney cap this winter? We all know that colder temperatures bring icicles. Icicles can be nice to look at, but if they are forming on your chimney cap, you may be putting yourself in a dangerous situation. We here at The Chimney Guy want...

Updating the Efficiency of Your Fireplace

Do you own a traditional wood burning or gas fireplace? If you do, you may notice that it really doesn’t heat up your home as well as you would like. This is because traditional fireplaces release most of their heat up the chimney and out of your home. You may think...

Fireplace Renovation

Do you have a fireplace that’s a looks a worse for wear and doesn’t function properly? Have you ever thought about renovating it? There are many reasons that a fireplace can be a wonderful asset to your home. A fireplace creates a wonderful ambiance and brings comfort...

National Fire Prevention Week Oct 8-14

It’s starting to get cooler outside and that means people are starting use their fireplaces. Lighting the first fire of the year can be exciting. However, there is one thing you should do before you fire up your chimney this year: make sure that your chimney system is...

Ugly Rust Tin Chimneys (Flexi Brick)

Do you have a tin flue stack sticking out of the top of your house? Is it getting old and rusty? If your chimney system is in good shape, but is somewhat of an eyesore, The Chimney Guy may have the solution for you. FlexiBrick enclosures offer a way to make your home...

Dirty Gas Fireplace Glass

A lot of people think that gas fireplaces require a lot less cleaning maintenance compared to wood burning fireplaces. This is true most of the time. However, periodic cleaning of the glass covers on your glass fireplace is necessary. Why? It helps avoid your glass...