The Value of a Chimney Cap

Of all of the parts, pieces, and functions of your chimney system, the chimney cap may be the most valuable. It’s one of the most

What Is Chimney Waterproofing?

Many are told that waterproofing is a necessary step in keeping their chimney better protected, but what exactly does this mean and what does the

Is Your Chimney Having Venting Issues?

The first step in fixing your chimney’s venting issues is to identify them, diagnose them, and then fix them! Many venting issues can be corrected

The Importance of Chimney Flashing

One of the most important parts of the chimney system is flashing. Many homeowners assume it’s part of the roofing, others understand it’s part of

Signs Your Dryer Vent Needs a Cleaning

Homeowners today like to have the convenience of laundry equipment in the home. At least half of homeowners and renters have a clothes washer and

The Consequences of Damaged Masonry

No matter if your chimney has stood for one year or a hundred years, it endures extreme abuse year-round. Even well-made chimneys can become damaged

Chimney Crown Repairs

This summer, your chimney has gone through severe summer storms, heavy winds, precipitation, animal tampering, and more. When you wake up from a storm with

Common Chimney Repairs

Now is the time to consider your chimney system and make sure it’s ready for fires this fall. Sometimes It’s not enough to just have

Why We Believe in Ongoing Education

The chimney industry is one that changes constantly. The technological advancements that affect both the diagnostics and the standards for chimneys allow us to offer

Our Professional Gas Services

Every fireplace and fire appliance will need routine maintenance in order to stay safe and efficient season after season. Many homeowners may think that only

The Many Benefits of Re-Pointing

No matter where you reside in the U.S, your chimney might have taken on damage during the long winter. It might have taken on so

Signs of a Leaky Chimney

Of all the times of year that you might notice a chimney leak, spring is the most common. The chimney might leak during other times

What Type of Firewood Burns Best?

Whether you’re burning a fire in fall, winter, or spring, it’s important that it burns efficiently and safely. The type of firewood you’re burning in

We Repair and Replace Chimney Liners

The Chimney Liner The liner of your chimney has many jobs. It’s one of the largest parts of the chimney system, and very important for

Learn More About Our History!

At Brickliners, we care about the safety and protection of our community so much. This is why we chose to be in the chimney industry.

The Freeze and Thaw Cycle

The worst thing that can happen to your chimney system no matter what time of year is water damage. A chimney leak can damage the

Why Invest in a Top Sealing Damper?

You may consider a top sealing damper replacement due to a faulty throat damper, or you may be looking for better options because you’re tired

Does My Fireplace Need a Blower?

Common questions we see this time of year at Brickliners involves heat output. During the spring and fall, homeowners want to use their fireplace as

Proper Ash Disposal

As long as your fireplace is burning, there is ash being produced. Overtime your fireplace will become filled with ashes that can smother your hot

Fire Prevention Week October 7-13, 2018

Now is the time of year that dryers, furnaces, and fireplaces are most likely to cause an accidental house fire. Household fires are often preventable,

Get Your Chimney Swept Before Fall

Fall is just around the corner, and it’s time to think about the cozy nights around the fire. By now you probably already have a

Keep Animals Out of Your Chimney

As summer turns to fall, homeowners across the U.S. begin to think about winter, especially in New England where winters is harsh. Here in Vermont,

We Sell Gas Fireplaces

August is just around the corner and homeowners are thinking about fall already. With fall comes cool weather and cozy fireplaces. Next will come holidays,

Schedule a Chimney Service Now!

It’s officially summer, and your chimney has likely been out of service for several weeks. Don’t waste the off-season when you can use this time

Fixing Chimney Smells

All you want to do after a long day of work is come home and enjoy a nice evening. The last thing you want is

How Can Parging Help My Chimney?

Your chimney system is made up of many parts to help it run consistently and properly. Some parts are replaceable such as the cap or

We Can Fix Your Leaky Chimney!

It’s spring, and although you may have stopped lighting a fire, your chimney is still serving a purpose. Your chimney works to keep water out

Does Your Firebox Need a Rebuild?

Your chimney is made up of many important parts that serve a variety of purposes. Essentially, your chimney keeps your family safe while you use a

Benefits of a Dryer Vent Cleaning

Although clothes dryers are designed to last ten years, many homeowners complain of dryers that last far less. The performance of the dryers may decline

Chimney Repair Season

The frigid winter weather is in the rearview mirror with spring and warmer temperature fast approaching. With spring comes baseball, cleaning, flowers blooming, and…chimney maintenance?

Gas Fireplace Maintenance

Gas appliances are among the most sought after and desirable appliances in not only the New England area, but the nation as a whole. Prospective

All About HeatShield®

When it comes to the chimney system, there are many ways to repair, restore, and preserve it so that it lasts. Even chimneys that are

Fire Safety Tips

You don’t have to be a fireplace and chimney expert to have and enjoy a fireplace. After a long summer and a mild fall, you

Disposing of Ash

During a winter, if you’re burning wood in a fireplace, stove, or insert, you will have some ash to deal with. In fact, if you’re

Spotting Damaged Masonry

Now is the season when homeowners are using their fireplace more than ever but may be paying attention to it less than before. When the

CSIA Certification

When you finally own your own home, it should be the home of your dreams. If you have a fireplace or stove to help you

The Importance of Seasoned Firewood

When it comes to your fireplace, you want to have a warm, safe, and pleasant experience. A smoky fireplace is not pleasant. Burning more wood

Prepare Your Chimney For a Cold Winter

Your fall and winter checklist may include decorating with a cornucopia, picking up some Halloween candy, budgeting for a Thanksgiving Day Turkey, and hanging twinkle

Chimney Crown Repairs

The most important parts of the chimney system are those that keep water out, because water destroys masonry from the inside out. When these parts of

The Value Of A Chimney Inspection

There is no doubt that your chimney and fireplace add value to your home. Home owners (and home buyers) love fireplaces! When you upgrade one

National Fire Prevention Week Oct 8-14

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) there were 1,345,500 fires reported in the United States in 2015. Just over 500,000 of these were

The Importance of Proper Certification

Regardless of what needs attention, you should hire a professional. The care you take in researching and choosing a physician for your family or new

Keep Animals Out With A Chimney Cap

All parts of the chimney system are vital in helping it work properly and safely. However, some parts are often overlooked because they’re hidden from

Proudly Serving Burlington

The owner and technicians at Brickliners care about our community. Many of us are from Burlington. It’s where, in 2005, Brickliners was founded with one

Why Have Your Dryer Vent Cleaned?

While you’re deep in Spring Cleaning, don’t forget your clothes dryer vent. Many dryers let off heat while they run, so you might opt to

Why Have Your Dryer Vent Cleaned?

While you’re deep in Spring Cleaning, don’t forget your clothes dryer vent. Many dryers let off heat while they run, so you might opt to

The Value of Forward Scheduling

If you are a homeowner, you are likely aware of the amount of effort it can take to properly maintain a home or property. You

About Chimney Crown Repairs

There are many vital parts to the chimney system, all of them working together to protect your family and home from dangerous toxins and fire

Smoke Chamber Repair

The chimney system is made up of many important parts, including some that were designed and built decades ago, affecting their performance today. The smoke

The Value of HeatShield

Your chimney liner is a vital part of your chimney system and has three primary jobs. If it fails to do any of these jobs

The Importance of Chimney Inspections

Fire is dangerous. Historically it’s been used for heating for centuries. In addition, our ancestors knew the importance of ventilation and harmful gases produced by

We’re Proud to Serve Burlington

Since 2005 homeowners in Northwest Vermont have depended on Brickliners. The people of Chittenden County, greater Burlington, Essex, Jericho, and anywhere in Franklin, Addison, and

Fireplace Safety Tips

You can have a perfectly-maintained fireplace, appliance, and chimney and still experience accidents because of carelessness and bad habits. It’s important to treat the fire

Solving Chimney Odors

You have your dream home, and have finally found your dream fireplace. It offers everything you hoped, and the last thing you want from your

Diagnosing Masonry Damage

Masonry is a complex compound of materials that can withstand centuries of natural elements and use. However there are some things that can cause major

All About Chimney Liners

You have a chimney. It’s sturdy, straight, and has never caused a problem. But your insurance company wants you to have a liner. Why It’s

The Importance of Chimney Caps

A fireplace and chimney add a great element of aesthetics and decor to a home or property, but there’s more to it than meets the

Chimney Caps and Why You Need One

If your home or business has a chimney, it is vital that it has all properly installed and working parts. One part of the chimney

Be Aware of Common Masonry Problems

When it comes to your masonry chimney, the old saying is as true today as when Benjamin Franklin said it: “an ounce of prevention is

Chimney Leaks: Diagnosis and Treatment

The first and most important factor in early diagnosis of a leaky chimney is annual care and maintenance of your chimney. The Chimney Safety Institute

Why You Need to Clean Your Wood Stove

It’s that time of year again; the air is getting colder and the days are shorter. Many homeowners with wood burning stoves are excited by

Creosote: Everything You Need to Know

Creosote is a very dangerous substance that is present in every fireplace. According to the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA), creosote occurs naturally during

5 Reasons Your Chimney Needs a Cap

Chimney caps are vital to the successful performance of your chimney; however, many homeowners tend to overlook this critical component. Although chimney caps are one

Why CSIA Certification is Important

Having your chimney swept every year is important, and it is critical that you are using a chimney sweep certified by the CSIA. Founded in