Don’t be fooled by their cuteness! These pesky birds love making nests in chimneys (hints the name). Chimney swifts are slender birds that fly fast and are dark brown or gray in color. They’re known to nest in enclosed areas including chimneys, air vents, hollow trees, wells, and caves.
So you’re thinking of giving your fireplace a spring makeover but don’t know where to start. Well, you’ve come to the right place! Here’s everything you need to know about painting your brick fireplace.
Every year there are more than 16,000 dryer vent fires!
When was the last time you had your dryer vent cleaned? Despite being used daily, most homeowners forget that even their dryers need maintenance. Experts recommended a yearly cleaning to increase the lifespan of your dryer and ensure safety.
It’s an unfortunate sight when you noticed water stains forming on the ceiling or running down the walls. Your worst nightmare has come true – where is the leak coming from? Is there mold in the house? Is the insulation destroyed? How much is this going to cost? But before you enter a state of panic here are 4 solutions that might have prevented water damage or keep the leak from getting worse.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is in full swing and the new year is just around the corner. However, this is the time of year when many chimney fires occur. While a festive fireplace can set the tone for the holidays, it’s important to consider these safety precautions.
If you ask homeowners whether they prefer gas or wood burning fireplaces you will have various different answers. So, if you’re considering buying a new home or installing a fireplace how do you know which system is right for you?
Winter is coming, which means it’s time to clean your chimney. However, before using your fireplace it is important to make sure you can enjoy the rustic ambiance in a safe environment.
Your fireplace can be a comfortable way to offset the cost of high heating bills, and can be an extremely safe option when watched carefully and taken care of. Continue reading