Sealing your fireplace damper

In this video: Old, worn fireplace dampers allow conditioned air AND your energy dollars to go up the chimney! Find out how to stop the leaks.

Preventing air leaks

In this video: Some fireplaces can be a big source of air leaks in your home. Find out what options are available to keep warm air in your house without letting it go up the chimney.

Prepare for the season

In this video: Before you ignite flames in your fireplace, make sure you get it professionally inspected and cleaned. Chimney sweeps check your fireplace inside and out and even the roof. All of this is to make sure it’s ready for winter and to keep you safe.

Fireplace myths

In this video: Fireplaces have been a trusted heating source for homes for centuries, but are they energy efficient?

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