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Hurricane Fireplace Tips

Hurricane Fireplace Tips

When a hurricane is headed your way, here are three hurricane fireplace, damper and chimney tips for the safety of your home and family: Hurricane Fireplace Tip #1: Shut the fireplace damper. Hurricanes bring not only high wind but also

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When to Close Fireplace Damper

When to Close Fireplace Damper

Your fireplace damper must be open when you have a fire in your fireplace. It provides the necessary updraft for the smoke and prevents carbon monoxide poisoning. But when should you shut or close the wood-burning fireplace damper? Not sure how

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Summer Fireplace Myths

summer fireplace myths

Which of these summer fireplace myths do you believe? Learn the facts that might surprise you about fireplaces in summertime. Summer Fireplace Myth #1: Since you won’t be burning a fire in hot weather, your fireplace will have to suffer from Black

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5 Ways to Save Energy This Fall

Ways to Save Energy and Lower Utility Bills

As cooler weather approaches, here are 5 ways to save energy in your home starting this Fall. Any homeowner can do these energy saving tasks, as they require no special skills. Best of all, each one is a simple, low-

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