What Makes a Good Chimney Crown?

With so many different parts of the fireplace system to think about, the chimney crown is probably not on the top of your priority list when it comes to thinking about repairs or replacements, or even inspections. The interior of your chimney, like the firebox, the...

What a Chimney Cap Does for Your Home

Most homeowners aren’t aware of the many components that make up a chimney. It seems like a pretty straightforward piece of construction. Mortar and bricks built in a square, with space in the center for the smoke to rise up out of, right? A firebox on the inside of...

Is Your Chimney Crown Doing a Good Job?

A chimney crown is an important part of the anatomy of your chimney. One of the most destructive forces that can harm your chimney is precipitation. A chimney crown is a great line of defense against rain damage. In fact, the chimney crown sits at the very top of your...