Flying Mice? No, They’re Bats!

There is a typical house pest, cute, noisy, and able to fly. No, not birds, bats! Though birds have their little article over here. Bats are well-known house invaders but are less commonly spoken about, and bats love many places you would never look. Of course,...

What are Chimney Dampers?

Chimneys are often associated with fire and warmth, but they can actually dampen a home’s heat without the proper part. Today we’ll be talking about that small and specific part of the chimney, the money-saving Chimney Damper. The Problem Chimneys are, in...

The Birth of the Chimney

Many things reach back further than one may initially think. Respirators, for instance, can trace their lineage back to the first century A.D. Pliny the Elder coming up with the idea to guard roman miners against inhaling load oxide dust by using animal bladders....

What Causes Chimney Leaks?

The chimney usually serves one primary function in the eyes of a house owner. To vent out smoke from the fireplace in the cold wintery months or all months in the cold enough places. However, a somewhat common problem one may run into when maintaining their home are...

Chimney Storm Preparation!

The weather is the enemy of the home, and the chimney is no exception. There are many ways natural disasters can end, and they tend to live up to their name; in other words, if you aren’t prepared, things will be¬†disastrous. So, no matter the weather,...