Chimney and fireplace accessories can make your fireplace more efficient, safer, and more aesthetically pleasing to look at. Here are some accessories that will make a great addition to your chimney and fireplace.
A chimney cap is the fitted metal hood that covers the top of your chimney. A chimney cap plays an important role in your chimney system and helps your chimney perform at its optimum level. They also add curb appeal to your home!
The chimney liner is an extremely important but often overlooked feature of your chimney. According to the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA), a chimney liner is defined as: “A clay, ceramic, or metal conduit installed inside of a chimney, intended to contain the combustion products, direct them to the outside atmosphere, and protect
Summer is almost over in Eugene and that means the rainy season is right around the corner. When it comes to home maintenance, chimneys are often neglected or simply overlooked. Water damage is the most common reason why chimneys need to be repaired. By not conducting regular maintenance, e.g. chimney sweeps and chimney repairs, you
Your chimney plays a very important role as it directs heat, fumes, and dangerous gasses safely out of your home. If your chimney becomes damaged to the point that it can’t do its job, you are putting you and your family in danger of a house fire or a carbon monoxide leak. That’s why it’s
Keeping your chimney in tip-top shape is of utmost importance if you have a fireplace or stove. Chimneys are meant to vent out the combustion gasses from your home, and if your chimney isn’t working properly, then you put yourself at risk for potential hazards such as house fire and carbon monoxide poisoning. Hiring a
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
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
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.
Masonry chimneys, such as those made from stone or brick and held together by mortar, are susceptible to damage over the years. Although these materials are meant to withstand high temperatures, fire can still cause damage to the masonry if the chimney isn’t properly maintained or used correctly. According to the Chimney Safety Institute of