Vent Free Gas Fireplaces

 Vent Free Gas Fireplaces We get a lot of questions about vent free gas logs, direct vent products, and vented gas logs. These products are primarily used for ease-of-use, although they are advantages and disadvantages. There are 3 main options when it comes to gas appliances: 1. Vent Free Gas Appliance 2. Vented Gas Appliance […]

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Water Problems?

Water Problems: A lot of people have water problems this time of year! The rain and snowfall have been extremely hard on chimneys with pre-existing problems. Cincinnati Chimney Contractor Clay Lamb here. If you’ve recently received an estimate for chimney repair or discovered you have water problems, you should know that little holes in your […]

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Our Top Recommended Products

Our Top Recommended Products Chimney Creosote Problems Anti-Creo-Soot is by far our most popular product. It is very effective in removing creosote. You simply spray it on, the creosote breaks down, and you sweep it out later. Rutland Creosote Remover is the 2nd most popular remover among our readers. While we usually recommend ACS (above), some of […]

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Leaky Chimney? Our DIY eBook solution is here!

Leaky Chimney? Do you have a leak in or around your chimney? As a homeowner, its always beneficial to be informed of the possible issues inside your home. For a limited time only, we’re offering you an easy and affordable way to receive valuable homeowner education from an experienced chimney expert for only $1.99. We […]

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How to Install (Prefab Fireplace) Panels

Want to know how to install prefab back wall fireplace panels? If you were to burn in a prefab fireplace with damaged refractory panels, three things could happen: 1. Significant heat loss transferred to the metal fireplace construction. 2. The metal box could become extremely hot and warp and could possibly damage the unit. 3. […]

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How to resurface your fireplace

Click here to watch this resurfacing youtube video! David Lamb of Embers Fireplace & Chimney in Cincinnati Ohio pictured above. Fireplace Resurfacing Recently, I had a customer who wanted us to resurface the front of their fireplace. As a contractor, I feel it’s important to  be honest with my personal experiences, as well as my […]

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