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Chimney Vs. Vent: What’s The Difference?

Maybe you've heard someone refer to a chimney as a vent and vice versa. It can be confusing for some Read more

The Best Time to Get Your Chimney Swept 

With the mercury rising and the end of the school year upon us, you may be thinking more about beaches Read more

Consequences Of a Leaky Chimney 

You may not think that a leaking chimney is a big deal, but nothing could be further from the truth. Read more

Fireplace vs Fireplace Insert

Are you confused as to what the difference between a fireplace and a fireplace insert is? Do you have a Read more

Why Is My Chimney Pulling Away From My House?

Like many homeowners with a fireplace in San Diego County, you undoubtedly see your chimney at least twice a day Read more

Gas vs. Wood Burning Fireplace: Which is More Efficient?

Wood fireplaces are growing again in popularity because they give homeowners a cozy atmosphere that hearkens back to the old Read more

How to Use Fireplace Tools Properly and Safely

Nothing beats the ambiance and atmosphere that comes from a roaring fire. And while winter temperatures are still a ways Read more

Can Two Fireplaces Share a Chimney?

Do you love your fireplace so much that you want to add a second fireplace? It's not uncommon for homeowners Read more

Can You Vent a Wood Fireplace Horizontally?

Are you remodeling your home or fireplace and want to run a horizontal vent, but aren't sure if you can? Read more

Gas Fireplace Safety: Gas Leak Detection and Prevention

A gas fireplace is an excellent heat source and burns clean, but it must be respected like any other heating Read more