The rainy season is upon us and part of preparing for that is checking to see if your chimney has any leaks. Chimney leaks can lead to serious water damage and can cause the structure of your chimney to weaken. Another reason why your chimney needs to be swept at least once a year is
Here at the Oregon Chimney Guys, we do more than provide chimney repairs and cleanings, we also handle the removal of moss from your roof. We want to help you learn how to prevent this from becoming an issue at all. We do offer an annual zinc spray that is very effective at preventing
As you surely know, the Oregon Chimney Guys are the experts in chimney repair and replacement here in Eugene, Oregon, but how can you tell if your chimney is in need of repair? There are a few things that you can look at before giving us a call that will give you a better idea
When you use your wood stove, does it fill your house with dust and the smell of smoke? Are you constantly adding more wood and notice a lot of smoke coming from the chimney? If so, it might be time to call us and schedule a wood stove installation. By replacing your old wood stove
You’ve probably gotten a chimney sweep for creosote removal but when was the last time you had your dryer vent cleaned? Two years ago? Three years? More? Here at Oregon Chimney Guys, we would like to remind you that a properly cleaned dryer is a safe dryer. According to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA),
Knowing whether or not you need to call a chimney professional can be difficult to assess at times. Some of the most overlooked details can, in fact, be the most hazardous. That’s why we’ve answered four frequently asked questions to help ensure the safety and quality of your chimney.
Last week we talked about the best type of firewood for burning this winter. Spoiler alert, it was a little bit of both… For our next installment of our winter blog series, the Oregon Chimney Guys are here to give you our 10 best tips on buying firewood!
Whether you’re using a fireplace or a stove, good quality firewood is the difference maker when it comes to convenience, efficiency, and safety. Wood that hasn’t been properly cured, chopped into ungainly pieces that don’t fit the size and shape of your fireplace or stove can be frustrating to deal with… Not to mention inefficient
Fall has arrived in Eugene and winter is around the corner. If you’re like us at Oregon Chimney Guys, you’re getting excited about using and enjoying your fireplace. Before we get cozy next to the fire, here are a few questions to think about first. Is your fireplace operating safely and efficiently? How long has
In a cool, wet climate like Eugene, Oregon, there’s nothing like warming the rain out of your bones with a fire. With the conveniences of our modern world, most of us don’t need to use a wood stove to keep a house warm. However, having a stove can reduce energy cost by providing an alternative