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Fireplace

Three Reasons NEVER To Remove A Fireplace Lintel

Fireplace

As professional chimney sweeps, there’s a common issue that we’ve been running into more and more during the past few years. Contractors, interior designers, and do-it-yourself homeowners are removing the fireplace lintel. Perhaps this is to create, in their minds, a more aesthetically-pleasing fireplace by making a taller firebox opening. However, removing the lintel can […]

Wind cap

A Wind Cap vs A Chimney Cap

Wind cap

Enjoying a warm fire on a cold evening is one of the simple pleasures in life, but not when that beautiful crackling fire is accompanied by the eye-burning smell of smoke. There are a number of causes for fireplace smoking problems, many of which are easily remedied. If you live in areas prone to wind, […]