The L&M Blog

6 Very Good Reasons Not to Skip Fireplace Service Checks

Most folks tend to think that “fireplace service” means cleaning out the hearth once the ashes have cooled and maybe remembering to open or close the damper. But this type of service is actually a far more involved process that is key to ensuring a long useful life for whole chimney structure while preventing it from becoming a health and safety issue at the same time. Below we’re going to look at a half dozen reasons why shouldn’t skip these important service checks.

Fire Place Maintenance

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6 Red Flags to Watch Out for When Hiring a HVAC Contractor

Homeowners tend to assume that all fireplaces are equal and perform about the same. This, however, is not the case. Some fireplaces are spectacularly efficient and effective while with others you have to constantly poke and prod things to get them going or keep them going. In some cases the reasons for this inefficient performance are structural, in some cases material and in some cases it’s just because the homeowner has overlooked something. Below we’re going to outline 5 reasons your fireplace may not be performing the way you expect it to.

Hvac Contractor

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5 Reasons Your Fireplace Efficiency is Suffering

Homeowners tend to assume that all fireplaces are equal and perform about the same. This, however, is not the case. Some fireplaces are spectacularly efficient and effective while with others you have to constantly poke and prod things to get them going or keep them going. In some cases the reasons for this inefficient performance are structural, in some cases material and in some cases it’s just because the homeowner has overlooked something. Below we’re going to outline 5 reasons your fireplace may not be performing the way you expect it to.

Unefficient Fireplace

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A Guide to Fire Pit Materials

The backyard fire pit has slowly worked its way to the forefront of the most popular backyard landscaping features. These days it’s right up there with decks, outdoor kitchens and water features and this is true whether we’re talking about Los Angeles or Piedmont, SD. The fire pit has taken off primarily by virtue of word of mouth. As more people have had personal experiences with these backyard features they’ve spread the word to their friends and sought to include them in their own yards. One of the best things about the fire pit is that it can be constructed from a wide variety of different materials. This ensures that it will always dovetail nicely with whatever style your house may be.

Fire Pit Materials

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