Wintertime Fireplace Safety Checklist

Even though it might not get cold enough to snow here in San Antonio, Texas, we still feel that festive end-of-year cheer all around us – especially at home in front of the fire. Thanks to the A/C and the plethora of seasonal films available online, enjoying a...

Are Chimney Sweeps Lucky?

As children, we were all told the tale of chimney sweeps being lucky – and that if we saw a chimney sweep, we should immediately make a wish, and it would come true. But is there any truth to this myth, or is it just an old wives’ tale? Let’s explore the...

Why Do Chimneys Need To Be Cleaned?

Chimneys are an essential part of our homes that help keep us warm during the colder months. But did you know that they need to be serviced regularly to keep them functioning properly and to keep us safe? Chimneys need to be inspected to avoid unnecessary and...