Gas Logs

Gas Logs

Gas logs release a lot of water vapor when they are burning. You should be wary of mold and mildew, especially if you have asthma and respiratory problems, when using them for longer than a few hours. A CO detector is a great gas-log accessory. You can find one in...
Gas Logs

Mild Weather Fires

Mild winters mean more chimney fires! It’s true. People choke back their woodstoves in mild weather – leading to more creosote accumulation – but many don’t realize this, so they skip getting it cleaned, thinking it doesn’t need it as bad...
Gas Logs

CO Detector

Install a carbon monoxide detector to warn of harmful gases that may be entering your home because of a blocked or damaged chimney or faulty heating system.
Gas Logs

Spring Chimney Cleaning

Springtime is the right time to get your chimneys checked! Sweeps are generally less frantic in the spring (vs. the crazy fall season) and if your chimney needs repairs, they can be made before the cold weather hits!
Gas Logs

Reduce Creosote

To help reduce creosote during wood burning, burn only well-seasoned hardwoods. If you don’t know how to build a hot, safe fire, ask your chimney sweep for tips on proper wood burning.
Gas Logs

Chimney Fire Plan

Do you know what to do during a chimney fire? Call the fire department and exit the house – just like any other house fire. Many people choose not to do this, but if the fire does spread, don’t you want the firefighters there already?