Repairing a damaged cinderblock chimney

A customer had called and wanted a bid to replace their entire chimney because it looked like this disaster.(click on photos to enlarge): We came up with a brilliant solution, which was to resurface the faces of the damaged block and paint the chimney!    ...

Monsoon rain cap.

When you need a cap that can keep the rain and animals out, as well as stop down drafts, the Monsoon cap is what you need. We install these caps. Call today to schedule or talk to us about your chimney . (503) 653-3819.

Glass fireplace doors for DIY homeowners

We have installed several of these Pleasant Hearth glass fireplace doors over the years for our customers. They are sturdy, easy to install and look great. The screens behind the glass doors are hinged, not hanging from a curtain rod. The pricing is great too! Find...

The importance of proper fire extinguisher use

For a long time we have been taught about the importance of having fire extinguishers in your house and today I wish to add our support to that and highlight a couple of very important points regarding proper use and maintenance of these life saving devices. The first...

Raccoons and your chimney.

We recently encountered a chimney that had been occupied by a Raccoon for some time. We were unable to clean this chimney because of the chance that the raccoon had left droppings in this chimney. These dropping can contain a particularly unpleasant parasitic...