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Fall is the Time for Gas Fireplace Maintenance

Cooler weather is quickly approaching. Soon, you’ll be thinking of cozy winter nights in front of a warm fire. Before you light a fire for the first time this season, however, you’ll need to take care of some gas fireplace maintenance tasks. Fall is the perfect time to do so since the system hasn’t been... Read more

Chimney and Fireplace Parts To Know

As a homeowner, it’s important to take care of your chimney so it continues to work well. In order to keep your chimney in good condition, you will need to understand how it works. A good place to start is by learning about the different parts of your chimney and fireplace and what they do.... Read more

How To Use Common Fireplace Tools

There’s nothing quite like having a wood-burning fireplace to relax in front of during a cold Connecticut evening. With that season quickly approaching us, one way to make the most of it is to use fireplace tools to maximize your experience. Of course, not everyone knows how to properly use their tools. Let’s go over... Read more

What Do You Need To Know Before Hiring A Chimney Sweep?

Even if you only use your chimney for a few months out of the year, it should still be inspected before the start of each season. There are five things to keep in mind when hiring a chimney sweep. The first tip looks at what the company includes with their basic chimney sweep package. What... Read more

Laundry Lint Concerns

We all know that chimneys that are neglected can become fire hazards but we often forget that lint buildup can also be dangerous. Lint is a normal byproduct of doing your laundry, and it’s normally very easy to remove. However, if lint starts to build up, it can become a serious fire safety hazard. Here’s... Read more

Give Your Chimney New Life

Whether it’s a new roof, new siding, or fresh paint, your home needs a refresh from time to time. Homes across the country are of varying ages with 11% of US homes being built before 1950. If your home has a chimney and was built before 1960, then it’s highly likely that it is not... Read more

Signs You Need a Chimney Sweep

The mention of a chimney sweep probably brings to mind one very specific image for most people familiar with pop culture. We’d venture a guess that you’re likely picturing Dick Van Dyke in his role as Bert in Mary Poppins. Fun imagery aside, a chimney cleaning by a professional technician from Northeastern Chimney is imperative... Read more

Common Masonry Repairs in The Summer

Summer is a great time to get a start on or finish those home repair projects that you’ve been meaning to tackle. This includes everything from long overdue landscaping to painting a fence to taking care of issues with your chimney. This is especially true with the latter as you’re not likely to be using... Read more

Why Are There Bad Odors Coming From My Fireplace?

A home with a fireplace is one of those images that invoke the feeling of cozy nights and makes you want to sing like they do in White Christmas. And of course, once the temperatures drop you probably start using your fireplace daily. Along with that, you may sometimes notice an odd odor coming from... Read more

Why You Should Schedule A Chimney Inspection Now

Summer is almost here, and your chimney is probably one of the last things on your mind. Although it may seem counterintuitive, summer is actually the best time to schedule a chimney inspection. Here’s why it’s important to get chimney inspections and cleanings on the books now, rather than waiting until winter. You’ll have time... Read more

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