Chimney and Fireplace Holiday Safety Tips

When it’s time to crank up the fireplace for the season, it’s magic in itself. Fire season brings another magical season, however—Christmas. The fireplace plays an important role in family gatherings and festivities during the holiday season, and it’s important to make the most out of
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The Risks of Creosote Buildup

While your fire burned all winter, it released byproducts that rose up and out of your chimney. Remnants of these materials coat the inside of your chimney flue, and result in a buildup if left unchecked. Soot and creosote will always coat the chimney flue when wood is burned, but the
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Dryer Vent Cleaning and Home Safety

Your clothes dryer makes your life easier. Laundry is finished without the hassle of sweaty afternoons beneath a clothes line, and so what if you have to restart the cycle two or three times to get the clothes completely dry. It’s normal, right? Wrong. Five Myths About Your Clothes Dr
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Do I Need My Dryer Vents Cleaned?

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You could have a dangerous fire hazard in your home – your clothes dryer. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), approximately 16,800 residential fires were reported in the U.S. in 2010 that involved clothes dryers. The majority of these fires were caused
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Dryer Vent Safety

Many homeowners don’t prioritize the maintenance of dryer vents. They often deem it as unimportant and not a top priority. But the fact is, dryer vents actually need to be cleaned regularly to reduce the risk of fires in your home.
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Fire Safety

Many fire safety experts recommend that you check the batteries on your smoke alarms each time you adjust household clocks for Daylight Savings Time. This is one way you can minimize your risk.
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What is Creosote?

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You have routine maintenance done on many of the things you own so why should your chimney be any different?  You want your fireplace to be to be both visually appealing and safe for you and your family.  It is recommended that every year you have a chimney sweep and basic inspection.
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