What Causes Crumbling Chimney Masonry?
The condition of the masonry surrounding your chimney can have an impact on its functionality and life span, so it's important to be aware of its causes. Batts' Chimney Services takes a look at the common reasons why chimney masonry can crumble and what solutions are available to keep yours [...]
Can Snow Damage My Chimneys?
While most of today's chimneys are built to keep debris and small animals from getting into the flue, snow may sometimes make its way in. In this blog post, chimney cleaning and repair company Batts' Chimney Services discusses what happens when snow makes its way into your chimneys, and whether or not [...]
Can I Cook In My Fireplace?
The fireplace is the focal point of many homes. It's where you gather to relax and enjoy quality time with family and friends during the colder months. Another activity you can do in this place is cook. With some creativity, you can use your fireplace to whip up some delicious meals. [...]
Why You Shouldn’t Use a Chimney With a Cracked Liner
It can be tempting to ignore a cracked chimney liner. There is a common misconception that this issue won't affect other parts of your home. Unfortunately, a cracked chimney liner can endanger your property and your family. If you are dealing with this problem, you must immediately contact a chimney repair professional. [...]