Keep children safe around natural gas fireplaces

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

A natural gas fireplace is like a magnet in most homes – they encourage people to gather because they are warm and comforting. This is especially true when the temperatures begin to drop outside. Be aware of the potential so that the entire family can spend time together safely. Never use your natural gas fireplace […]

FAQ’S From The Chimney Safety Institute Of America

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Q. How often should I have my chimney cleaned? This a tougher question than it sounds. The quick simple answer is: The National Fire Protection Association standard 211 says, “Chimneys, fireplaces, and vents shall be inspected at least once a year for soundness, freedom from deposits, and correct clearances. Cleaning, maintenance, and repairs shall be […]

How to Clean Gas Fire Glass

Monday, October 17th, 2011

The glass panels in the viewing doors of most gas fireplaces or heat stoves typically require little maintenance beyond removal of a white-colored film that is a byproduct of burning natural gas. Although a spray window cleaner works well on the viewing glass doors of wood fireplaces and heat stoves, the film that accumulates on […]

Just In! The Draw Collar “No More Smoke Filled Rooms”

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

We just got this hard to find item in recently. Come in today and ask about it. * No fan or moving parts – completely silent * Electrically heats the flue to create draw * Pennies to operate * Less creosote buildup * Prevents reverse draft * It’s guaranteed! The Draw Collar by Stock Squared

Why Hire A Chimney Sweep?

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

When wood is burned, not all the smoke escapes from the chimney. Some will cool down and become solid, producing creosote. Sweeping the chimney removes this flammable creosote residue. Further, creosote is corrosive to the flue tiles in the chimney and can cause unpleasant odors in your home. Ideally, the chimney should be swept in […]

Just In! Window Pellet Heater From Ashley Hearth Products

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Maintain Comfort and Save Money! The AP8000 Pellet Window Heater is a fully automated pellet window heater with automatic ignition and easy to use electronic controls. It is a pellet stove designed for those smaller spaces that simply can’t handle a full sized pellet stove. It saves space by mounting in the window! This patented […]