The Chimney Hero Blog

It's important to know how to take care of your chimney and gas appliances, as well as know what to look for when it's time for a service call. We're here for you when that time comes (hint: it should be every year).

Avoiding Chimney Fires and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Posted on November 10th, 2020

Chimneys are like septic systems, no one thinks about them until there’s a problem.

What’s the difference between chimney levels of inspection?

Posted on December 3rd, 2019

These levels are the standard by which all reputable, certified chimney service companies do business.

5 Myths about Waterproofing Chimneys

Posted on August 11th, 2018

There is a lot of misinformation about waterproofing chimneys. Let's bust some of these top myths!

Top 5 signs you had a chimney fire

Posted on April 11th, 2018

Many people have chimney fires without even realizing it. Here are some of the tell-tale signs you need to look out for.

Spring clean your chimney now to avoid delays later

Posted on March 6th, 2018

Spring is the best time to give your fireplace some attention and prepare it for next winter.

The Ugly Truth about Dryer Vents and Chimneys

Posted on March 1st, 2018

This information is especially important when living or managing apartments or condos.

Costly Dryer Vent Fires are Preventable

Posted on February 27th, 2018

Has a professional ever cleaned your dryer vent? Clogged dryer vents are one of the top causes of home fires.

4 Ways to Increase Home Energy Efficiency with Your Fireplace

Posted on February 26th, 2018

Ask the Right Questions, Get Peace of Mind

Posted on February 23rd, 2018

What You Can Do to Prevent a Chimney Fire

Posted on January 31st, 2018

Here are some useful tips during the year to help prevent chimney fires.

Protect Your Home by Installing a Chimney Liner

Posted on January 26th, 2018

Installing a chimney liner is an important step in protecting the masonry of your chimney and keeping your home safe from combustibles catching fire around your chimney.

How to Maximize Efficiencies with your Fireplace

Posted on January 8th, 2018

Your chimney offers a warm and inviting ambiance for you, your family and your guests. And with proper maintenance and upkeep, your fireplace will operate efficiently for years, providing warmth and potentially offsetting your high winter heating bills.

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