If you have young children, you know how they can be curious little creatures who don’t always have the best intuition on how to keep themselves out of harm’s way. At the Oregon Chimney Guys, we care about the safety and health of your home and household. That is why we want to take the
Some of you may wonder what the difference is between a traditional fireplace and a fireplace insert. At Oregon Chimney Guys, we specialize in all your chimney and fireplace needs and can give you some insight on both great options.
Oregon Chimney Guys not only specialize in chimney sweeping, wood stove installation and dryer vent cleaning, we also specialize in moss removal! Moss thrives in damp shady environments and can wreak havoc on your roof. Being in the rainy Pacific northwest, your roof is susceptible moss growth. However, there are steps to take to treat
In cooler parts of the world, such as our own Eugene, Oregon during winter and fall, fireplaces are frequently used as heating sources in many homes. However, fireplaces in recent times have become more design and architectural focused than they have in the past. Before electricity and central heating in homes, fireplaces were essential to
Chimney maintenance is not something that should be overlooked and yearly inspections and cleanings should be scheduled with your local chimney sweep. Animals such as bats and birds can easily access your chimney and fireplace which isn’t great for you or the animals. Here are some helpful tips and precautions for dealing with birds or
It’s September here in Oregon, meaning that it’s the perfect time to prepare for the chilly season. Check out these tips for preparing your roof for the harsh rain and cold weather here in the Eugene and Springfield area.
Summer is right around the corner here in Eugene, Oregon, and before the hot weather really hits us, we thought we’d provide some final tips to getting your home cleaned up after our long rainy season. A lot of homeowners neglect some of the most important home maintenance projects, and we’re here to make
The type of firewood you burn in your chimney greatly affects the outcome of the fire. Wet wood or “green wood” that has too much moisture will create a lot of smoke but not much heat, which in turn ends up wasting your time and money. To ensure your chimney fire is safe and efficient,
No one ever plans to have a house fire, but in the event that one does spark, it’s important to be prepared. According to the National Fire Protection Association, your ability to get out of a house fire depends on advance planning and smoke alarm warning. Part of preparing is to make sure you conduct