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Installing Fireplace Inserts: An Easy Way to Switch to Gas

Enjoy the warmth of a fire with the flick of a switch when you convert your wood-burning fireplace by installing a gas fireplace insert. A gas fireplace can provide efficient warmth and ambiance without the additional work associated with wood burning. Installing fireplace inserts is a convenient way to add the modern efficiency of gas […]

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The Stack Effect & Your Chimney

The Stack Effect:  Also called the Chimney Effect.  It refers to the movement of air into and out of buildings, chimneys, etc.  Indoor air density is different from outdoor air density, and this causes either a positive or negative buoyancy force.  It helps with natural ventilation and infiltration. The Stack Effect and Your Chimney:  Drastically […]

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Don’t Get Burned by a Fire! Schedule a Chimney Inspection

All too often, Dr. Flue is called to help clean up a chimney fire.  This is not something we look forward too; chimney fires are messy and expensive, and many times, preventable. Not sure how to get started with prevention? Schedule your chimney inspection! The sad fact is that many homeowners simply do not understand […]

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Dr. Flue: Professional Chimney Cleaning & Inspections

Ever hired an unreliable or unprofessional chimney sweep?  If so, you know that individuals that are not experienced or properly trained when it comes to correctly cleaning a chimney can leave behind a mess and may even do unseen damage in the process. This is why many homeowners in the area have turned to Dr. […]

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Why You Need a Professional Chimney Inspection

If you’re a homeowner, it’s imperative that your chimney is inspected annually.  Think you can do it yourself?  You may want to reconsider. It’s not as easy as you may think.  The truth is that responsible homeownership means hiring a certified chimney sweep to inspect your chimney once a year. Dr. Flue is a leader […]

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