Throat Vs. Top Mount Damper

Did you know there are things you can do today to start saving money right away? It doesn’t involve doing online surveys or clipping coupons. There are adjustments you can make within your own home to start saving now, and The Mad Hatter has all the information and products you need t
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A Damper Can Help Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

Many homeowners are no longer fretting over the fireplace now that winter is over. You may want to forget about the fireplace, but making sure it’s in tip-top shape may save you money this summer. On average, many homeowners may pay up to 3x more on utilities than necessary. A firepla
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Throat Dampers Vs. Top Mount Dampers

Part of preparing your chimney for winter is making sure it is safe and has all the maintenance and care it needs before burning season. You may find there are old or damaged parts, or you may find that an upgrade could improve its function. Whatever the reason, if you compare dampers
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What Does a Chimney Damper Do?

The main function of your chimney is to properly vent your fireplace of the harmful gases and fumes. Your damper helps the proper airflow in the winter, allowing you to open and close the flue as needed, and your damper also benefits you in the summer. Your damper is working to save y
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Different Types Of Chimney Dampers

The chimney system is made up of many working parts. Some, like dampers, are hidden. They’re installed in places the homeowner can’t access! This makes it difficult for the homeowner to realize when it has become worn out or damaged. Signs Your Damper Needs Replaced The su
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Why a Chimney Damper is Important

Why a Chimney Damper is Important - Indianapolis IN - The Mad Hatter
It takes time to learn how to light the fire. So, once you have mastered the best way to start the fire you expect that all systems are a go. Experiencing an issue like a smokey chimney can be discouraging. You want the fireplace to be perfect, as it’s often the element that makes you
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Time for a New Chimney Cap?

Time for a Chimney Cap - Indianapolis IN - Mad Hatter
To protect your chimney from the damage and deterioration that occurs from water penetration, you should have a quality chimney cap installed on the top of the chimney. The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) claims that a chimney cap is the least expensive preventive measure t
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The Advantages of a Top Mount Damper Over a Throat Damper

According to the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA), a damper is a crucial component of every chimney. Necessary for an energy-efficient home, the damper keeps the heat in and the cold air out of your house, which reduces your heating costs. Your damper is also used to control
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Time for a New Damper?

One of the most important components of your chimney and venting system, a damper is essential for proper ventilation of smoke and other byproducts of combustion out of your home. Serving the same purpose as a window, a opened damper allows air to flow out through the chimney. When th
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