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Important Fire Safety Tips for Your Home

Too many people do not think about fire safety until it is too late. Take these preventative measures to keep your home and family safe. Read more…?

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3 Ways a Different Fireplace May Save You Money

Nothing is quite as rewarding at the end of a long winter day as coming home and thawing out in front of a roaring fire. For some of us, nothing less than a natural wood fire in a traditional fireplace will suffice; nothing is a substitute for the crackling and popping or the aroma that it gives off. Others of us, however, just care about the roaring fire part of the afore-mentioned scenario and could care less what the source of it all is. Read more…?

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What Causes a Leaky Chimney?

We won’t try to sugarcoat it: A chimney leak is a frustrating, sometimes expensive problem to have, which is why, at Home Safe Hearth & Chimney, we spend a lot of time talking to our clients about leak prevention and what we can do to help. Read more…?

Outdoor Fireplace: an Overview

You better believe we get a lot more requests for outdoor fireplaces this time of year. During the summer, people in Wichita are in full-on entertaining mode and are dreaming of how much more amazing dinner and cocktail parties—or even family dinners under the stars—could be if only they had an outdoor fireplace around which to gather with friends. Read more…?

Conversion to Gas

During winter, you have to ensure that you produce enough heat to keep your loved ones warm and comfortable. Having a wood-burning fireplace requires seasoning and stacking wood that can eat up your time – time you could have spent doing something you love. If the work of wood is getting you down, then we have the perfect solution for you. Here at Home Safe Hearth and Chimney, we can offer you safe tips that are always within your budget—that and many more! We would like to share with you how you can free yourself from the stresses and dangers of old-fashioned fireplaces and chimneys. Read more…?

Dryer Vent Safety

Lack of information can lead to many dangers. A lot of homeowners are guilty of taking for granted things they THINK don’t bring any harm or don’t need much attention — like how important cleaning your dryer vent is. Information is key. Take a look at some dryer vent safety tips:  Read more…?

Considered an Insert?

Have you been thinking about updating the look of your fireplace? Or even converting the fuel source of an old, damaged fireplace you would like to renovate without a lot of hassle? An economical and simple way to both change the look of your hearth and switch from a wood-burning to gas (or the super energy-efficient pellet fuel) fireplace, inserts are your best choice. Read more…?

Fireplace Retrofits

When you want to give your fireplace a new look, fireplace retrofits are an easy, inexpensive way to change the image of your hearth. Maybe you want to change your wood-burning fireplace to a gas fireplace; you can do this with a gas fireplace retrofit. Read more…?

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6 Questions to Ask Your Sweep

Maintenance for your heating system begins and ends with your chimney. Understanding the basics of chimney sweeping will help you make better decisions for your home and family. Read more…?

Basics of Ash Removal

Ash.  Dirt.  Dust.  These are things we don’t want messing up the cleanliness of our homes.  However, there is no way of preventing ash from being produced when burning a fire, so you must properly know how to clean it up.  Do you even have to clean them up, or is it included in your annual sweep and inspection?  The questions can become overwhelming, especially if you are an inexperienced chimney user.  To talk to an experienced professional or to schedule a maintenance appointment call Home Safe Hearth and Chimney. Read more…?

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