Downdrafts With Odor

You put a lot of time, effort, and money into making your home as energy efficient as possible. However, an excessively sealed home leads to an annoying issue with your fireplace. Downdrafts bring outside air into your home through your chimney. This can cause issues...

Leaky Chimneys

Have you noticed water dripping down into your fireplace? Are there unsightly stains on your masonry? Are there unpleasant musty smells coming from your fireplace? All of these issues are related to water leaking into your chimney. The sights and smells associated...

All about chimney swifts

You may only think of your chimney as a brick ventilation pipe for the fireplace. However, chimney swifts find them to be the perfect place for them to start a family. At The Chimney Guy, we want to help you better understand chimney swifts and why they nest in your...

Brick Chips on Roof

Have you ever noticed little pieces of brick laying on top of your roof? You probably were able to figure out pretty quickly that these little pieces probably detached from your chimney. We are experts when it comes to dealing with chipping brickwork, also known as...

Waterproofing Your Chimney This Spring

In addition to May flowers, April showers also bring leaky chimneys. Moisture is incredibly tough on your chimney system. After a long winter of intense heat and extreme cold, your chimney might start to show signs of wear and tear. That why The Chimney Guy believes...

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...