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Painting a Metal Chimney Cap

A chimney cap is an important part of your chimney system. When you have a chimney the chimney cap is

How to Clear Out a Blocked Chimney

Clean your chimney in eight easy steps.

3 Different Types of Chimney Brushes Explained

Chimney brushes are important tools when it comes to cleaning the flues of our fireplaces or woodstoves.

How to Replace a Chimney Crown

Sometimes replacing is better than repairing.

How to Clean a Wood Stove Chimney

Clean wood stoves increase efficiency and decrease fire risk. Here's how you can clean them yourself.

3 Common Chimney Cowl Problems

A chimney cowl is a very neat and convenient solution to addressing noises, downdraft and nesting birds that may plague your chimney.

5 Tips for Mixing Chimney Mortar

Mortar consistency is the single most important factor in chimney building.

Chimney Cleanout Door Basics Explained

The chimney cleanout door is the back door of a chimney where the rubbish is taken out. This piece may be behind the fireplace or it could be located outside the house.

Extend A Chimney Flue In 5 Steps

If smoke has a tendency to build up inside your home when using the fireplace, it might mean that your chimney flue needs to be extended to create better airflow.

How to Install a Stainless Steel Chimney Liner

Installing a stainless steel chimney liner is relatively easy especially if you do not mind crawling

5 Problems to Avoid When Installing a Chimney Cap

Avoid making any of these common mistakes when installing your chimney cap and you can prevent later problems.

6 Tips for Inspecting a Chimney Flue

Following these 6 tips for inspecting a chimney flue will help ensure the safety of your home and family.