The Science of Combustion

What makes a fire burn? Why is it possible to build a roaring fire one time and one that barely stays lit the next? Fire is a chemical reaction in which heat energy is produced. When fossil fuels burn, they combine with oxygen to produce heat. Keep reading as we, The Mad Hatter, delve
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General Fireplace Safety

The single most important step to take towards fireplace safety is to call a professional chimney sweep for an annual cleaning. They will sweep out soot and debris, remove any rocky or waxy creosote that has accumulated, and inspect both your chimney and fireplace. Trained to spot and
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