Can You Remove a Chimney Breast Wall?
The chimney breast wall may not be a familiar term, but it’s easily recognizable as the “case” that encompasses the chimney that juts out from the wall, typically on the house’s ground floor. Most breast walls are made from bricks, stones, or concrete, and they’re responsible for ensuring proper ventilation of toxic gases and smoke... Read more
Is a Damper and a Flue the Same Thing?
Sometimes the flue and damper are used interchangeably, but they are actually two different but vital components necessary for a safe and efficient fireplace. It is recommended that you schedule an annual chimney inspection which includes checking the flue and damper for signs of wear and damage to ensure your fireplace and chimney remain safe... Read more