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What’s Safe to Burn in My Fireplace?

We’re the Chimney Doctors – healing chimneys and curing flues. We can do wonders when it comes to keeping your chimney system healthy. But good health also depends on diet. If you don’t feed your fireplace the right fuel, it’s hard on the system – and it...

Fireplace Updates for the Fall

The days are getting shorter, the wind is picking up, the temperature is dropping, and the leaves are changing color. Fall is here and, with it, the reminder that the cold and darkness of winter is right around the corner. However, studies suggest that homes with a...

Chimney & Fireplace Checklist for Fall

The leaves are starting to change color and the weather is getting cooler. One of the best things about fall is the opportunity to cozy up by the fireplace with a good book and a hot beverage. Is your system ready for use? Chimney care is a vital part of your home...

Creosote & Chimney Fires

The buildup of creosote is a common occurrence in chimneys. A byproduct of incomplete combustion, creosote is composed of tar, wood particles, and other combustible materials. And, if allowed to build up, creosote can ignite and cause chimney fires. Fortunately, you...

Fireplace Springtime Updates

Winter is gone, and spring and summer have finally come back around here on the Western Slope of CO. Which means now is a great time to have fireplace updates or changeouts completed, along with any necessary maintenance to ensure your system is ready to go when fall...

Chimney Waterproofing: Q & A

As we settle into a new season with longer days and warmer weather, most will start thinking of how they could best change up their home maintenance routine. In the winter, it’s all about shoveling driveways, de-icing sidewalks, and avoiding frozen pipes, but come...

Fireplace Cleaning Tips

Is your fireplace not looking the greatest? Every fireplace owner should be investing in annual inspections between burning seasons, but if your know you’ll still be putting your system to use for a while yet, then you’re probably not ready to call the...