Holy Smokes!

It’s that time of year again..  you open the door to the wood stove and smoke rolls into the room.  It doesn’t usually do this, but it’s gotten worse over the past few weeks. Smoking issues in a wood stove can be caused by a myriad of reasons – clogs, warmer outside...

What to Expect After a Chimney Fire

Ok, it’s the middle of summer so this may not be on your mind now, but it’s useful information anyway. Let’s say you hear a strange roaring or chugging sound from your chimney, maybe you can even hear some crackling or popping.  Smoke may fill the house – you are...

Furnaces, Moisture, Acid and Your Flue

The furnace flue is the often forgotten part of your chimney and many consumers are surprised when serious problems are found within it.  Years of service can take their toll on the flue especially when you consider the extreme conditions the flue typically endures. ...

Clearing a Jammed Auger

To kick off the addition of Regency to our line of stoves, and their Greenfire pellet stove, I will take you folks through my procedure to clear a jammed pellet stove auger and hopefully you can save yourselves a service call. Pellet stoves require regular...