Safety & Care

  • Best Ways to Clean a Fireplace

    Cleaning a fireplace, whether it’s a standard stone fireplace or a gas fireplace, is a tedious but important task. Nevertheless, the more regularly and effectively you do it, the easier it’d be. More importantly, however, it will also ensure that your fireplace works as safely and as efficiently as possible.…

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  • Can You Put a Fire Pit on Concrete?

    Building a fire pit in your yard is a great way to add more character and ambiance to your home. There are quite a few things to consider first, however, such as can you put a fire pit on concrete or will a fire pit damage concrete too much? The…

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  • Is Fire Pit on Wood Deck a Good Idea?

    Fire pits are simple and effective additions to any yard, however, they do come with a few safety concerns and considerations. Can you put a fire pit on a deck made of wood, for example? Or does a fire pit on wood deck combo present too great of a risk?…

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  • All About Tankless Water Heater Cleaning

    Everyone ought to know how to flush a tankless water heater and clean it if they have such a device, yet a lot of people skip the whole process altogether. Performing a regular tankless water heater flushing and cleaning is vital for the water heater’s effectiveness and longevity, however, as…

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  • How to Change a Wick in a Kerosene Heater?

    Changing wick in kerosene heater is a generally simple process but it does have its subtleties and it always needs to be done properly. Knowing how to work with a kerosene heater wick adjustment is a must-have skill if you want to use such a device in your home. So,…

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  • Avoid Burning Christmas Tree Placed near Fireplace

    Household fires are always tragic regardless of when and how they start, yet, they are somehow even more disheartening when they happen on or around Christmas. So, how to avoid burning Christmas tree incidents, whether it’s placed near a fireplace or not? Below, we’ll go over the several main safety…

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  • How to Paint a Wood Stove?

    Wood burning stoves are a great way to bring a nice dose of warmth and comfort to your home during a cold winter night – they are effective, economic, and even have a cozy and romantic feel to them. That last part can easily be diminished if the stove is…

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  • Preparing Your HVAC for the Spring Season

    For the past few weeks, your HVAC’s thermostat was set permanently to heat. All through the cold months, you couldn’t get enough of the heat. Now the cold is giving way to warmer weather, something that we are all excited about. As we eagerly rejoice at the coming of warmer…

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  • How to Store your Heaters during Summer

    Having a good and functional heater during the cold season is a no-brainer, except your escape plan from this world includes freezing to death. We say functional because there are some heaters that get weak with frequent use and don’t supply enough heat to warm up your house. The winter…

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  • Chimney Maintenance Tips

    No doubt, your chimney plays an important part in warming up the interior of your home. It provides an avenue through which poisonous fumes escape your fireplace and air, needed for combustion, gets to the burning wood. However, when the chimney is not properly maintained, it becomes a ticking time…

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