How much is a cord of wood?
A full cord of wood is a stack that measures 8 foot wide by 4 foot high by 4 foot deep. A face cord of wood is half the size of a full cord.Read More
How can I tell if the firewood I buy is seasoned?
The best indicator of seasoned wood is large cracks at the ends. In general, the larger the cracks the dryer the wood.Read More
What is the best wood to burn in my fireplace?
It is most important that you make sure the firewood youre using is dried and seasoned. Hard words have more heat value than soft woods. You should never burn painted wood, plywood or pressure-treated lumber.Read More
Whats that funny smelly comes from my fireplace in the summer?
The odor you smell is creosote inside a dirty chimney thats reacting to humidity or rain. A good chimney cleaning and possibly a deodorizer will solve the problem.Read More
What causes creosote?
Creosote is the accumulation of vaporized carbon particles that condense onto the surface of the smoke chamber and chimney. Heavier buildups of creosote are generally caused by burning unseasoned wood or an improperly sized chimney flue.Read More
My fireplace get smoke into the room. Will a chimney cleaning fix this problem?
There are many things that could cause smoke to get into the living space. You should have your chimney and fireplace inspected to determine the cause.Read More
Do chimney cleaning products work?
What are sold as chimney cleaning products generally only loosen creosote they dont removed the creosote from the chimney. We have not found any commercial product that can replace a professional chimney cleaning.Read More
Whats the best time of the year to clean my chimney?
The spring or early summer is the best time to clean a chimney for several reasons: you can avoid the foul odor that occurs when hot humid air reacts with creosote in a dirty chimney. You can usually get an immediate appointment instead of waiting weeks for an appointment during the busy fall winter season.…Read More
Well the chimney cleaning get soot and dust on my things?
We will bring all the equipment and materials required to assure there is no damage to your valuable home furnishings or area surrounding the fireplace.Read More
How long will it take to clean my chimney?
Generally I chimney cleaning will take approximately 45 to 60 minutes for fireplace or wood stove chimney. A walk-in fireplace or very tall chimney could take longer.Read More