Spring Brings Masonry Repairs

Spring has sprung, meaning it’s the best time to schedule a chimney inspection to see if your masonry needs any repairs. There are reasons why spring brings masonry repairs. A good portion of your chimney is on the outside of your home where it is exposed to the...

Chimney Fires

Did you know that chimney fires are the one of the leading causes of residential house fires every year? In fact according to the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) there are usually over 20,000 residential house fires caused by chimneys annually.However, this...

Adding Warmth With a Fireplace

It gets cold in the Green Bay area. Very cold. However, we are active people here in Wisconsin, and we don’t let the cold temperatures stop us from living our lives or enjoying ourselves. Whether you spend your day working outdoors or enjoy winter recreation...

Cold Drafts Coming Through the Fireplace

People pay a lot of money to make sure their homes are well insulated and air-tight. That’s why it can be frustrating when you have a cold draft coming from your chimney. Cold chimney drafts increase your home’s energy usage, costing you more money. Furthermore, if...

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...