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
Now that summer is here you might be wondering what to do with your chimney. After you’ve gotten your annual chimney sweep and inspection, a great way to keep your chimney alive during the off-season is by decorating it. Here are some ways to decorate your chimney this summer in Eugene.
The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and it’s a great time in Eugene to finish all of those household chores you’ve been putting off! Have you done your spring cleaning yet? Summer is fast approaching and we here at Oregon Chimney Guys are here to help you with your spring cleaning. We’ve come
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 material can be stone, marble, granite, travertine, limestone, cast stone, concrete, brick, stucco, tile, glass, and cob. For a fireplace, some materials work better than others. The materials need to be able to withstand the heat of the fire but also moisture if they are meant to be used outside for the chimney. Because
Cleaning a chimney is important to do when the creosote builds up to a quarter of an inch. Chimney cleaning gets rid of creosote, which is unhealthy to breathe in, and prevents damage inside the chimney if the soot catches fire. If you decide this is something you want to try yourself, consider the different methods