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 supplemental heat to avoid cranking up the central heating unit until necessary. Would you fireplace produce more heat if you installed a blower? There are many benefits to using a […]

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 decent accumulation of seasoned firewood, but it won’t make a difference if your fireplace is not ready for use. A poorly-maintained fireplace and chimney system will not perform well this […]

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 structure fires, causing 2,685 civilian deaths. That’s nearly the death toll from the attacks of September 11, 2001. That is 2,685 too many! These structure fires also caused 13,000 civilian […]