How to Tell What Kind of Fireplace You Have

If you’re new to your home, whether you inherited it, if it’s a new purchase, or you are a REALTOR with a new investment, it’s important to understand what type of fireplace you have. The type of fireplace you have will determine how your home is heated, what safety...

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 the chimney—but what is it? The flashing is made up of thin sheets of metal that are placed meticulously to shed water in...