Tag: fireplaces

Chimney Clearance Must Be Maintained

UNITED STATES—Even as autumn weather cools, smoke rising from a simple old fashioned brick chimney is a rare sight nowadays. A smoking stovepipe is...

Fireplaces Are A Rare Luxury

UNITED STATES—There are fewer fireplaces after every significant earthquake. Removal of a damaged chimney is probably more practical than repair, particularly if the fireplace...

Keep Vegetation Clear From Chimneys

UNITED STATES—Fireplaces simply are not what they used to be. Building regulations in many municipalities do not allow for the construction of new fireplaces,...
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