National Fire Prevention Week October 8-14

National Fire Prevention Week is an annual campaign to not only prevent fires, but also to prevent the loss of life. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there were 365,500 home fires in 2015. These fires caused over 2,600 deaths and 11,000...

Waterproofing Needs For Every Homeowner

Spring showers have come and gone, but waterproofing is still vital for winter. Unlike rain water that falls and flows, snow will sit on a chimney and roof until it melts, and then it melts slowly. Winter damage can be the most devastating, and it’s 100 percent...

Make Sure Your Chimney Relining Is Done Right!

Your chimney liner has an important job to do. Liners are required by municipal codes, manufacturer guidelines, and industry standards because they make fires safer. The chimney liner’s job is threefold: Protect from heat transfer through masonry to structural...

Black Moose Chimney Has Moved

Black Moose has moved! We hope you can find us at our new location as easily as you can find us on Facebook. Stop by our new offices at 128 Concord Street in Antrim, New Hampshire. We’re still taking appointments and dispatching our best chimney sweeps to...

Summer is a Good Time for Chimney Repairs

Summer has arrived! So, you have most likely stopped using your fireplace, stove, or insert. However, have you schedule your chimney maintenance? The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommend routine...

Don’t Forget, We Sell Stoves Too!

Despite the rising temperatures outside, now is the time to plan for your winter heat! If you cut and season your own firewood, you are probably already preparing for winter. However, are you considering an upgrade, remodel, or new construction? If so, it is time to...