4 Common Causes of Chimney Damage
Chimneys and fireplaces can add a cozy atmosphere to your home, but they have certain risks. You need regular maintenance to avoid fire damage or costly chimney repair. In this post, we cover four of the most common causes of chimney damage so you can prevent them and keep your home [...]
Popping and Crackling Firewood: Should You Be Worried?
Popping and crackling firewood helps create that authentic fireside experience that can't be duplicated with gas and electric fireplaces. It can also be a safety problem if it causes bits of burning wood to jump out of the fire. In this blog post, Batts' Chimney Services takes a look at [...]
What Happens During a Professional Chimney Inspection?
Annual chimney inspections can help reduce the risk of health hazards caused by carbon monoxide poisoning or chimney fires due to creosote buildup. If you haven't had your chimneys by a professional in the past year, you should schedule an appointment soon. In today's post, local chimney repair and cleaning company Batts' [...]
How to Build a Fire in a Fireplace Properly
Fireplaces provide much-needed warmth during the cold winter months. The hearth can also provide an aesthetically-pleasing focal point to your home if the fire is built properly. In this post, Batts' Chimney Services will walk you through the proper way to build a fire in your fireplace. (more…)