Tyler Golberg's Blog Posts Tagged 'fireplace' (1)

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Fireplace and Chimney

The fireplace is an absolute must for maintenance and inspection. Although fireplaces are not energy efficient for most case, they can be a money saver if you have a wood source. They are also most efficient when a number of people are in the same room as the fireplace.

Buildup from smoke is a recipe for disaster. Over time creosote is layered onto the tile liners of the chimney from smoke. It happens to be a highly flammable byproduct and…

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Added by Tyler Golberg on October 26, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

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