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Fireplace Odors

Author – Todd Woofenden If you notice fireplace odors while you are using the fireplace, then you almost certainly have a smoking problem. See the article “Smoking

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Fireplace Water Leaks

Author – Todd Woofenden Water leaking into the fireplace   Water should not leak into your fireplace. If it does, first be sure you have a chimney

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Fireplace Stains

Author – Todd Woofenden Fireplace White Stains   Efflorescence, also called leeching, is deposits of salts on the masonry surface. It is caused by water soaking

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Animals in Fireplace Flue

Author – Todd Woofenden Animals in the Fireplace Flue can be dangerous! Raccoons, squirrels, birds, bats, and other animals can get into chimneys if there is

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Creosote

Author – Todd Woofenden A product of incomplete combustion: deposits of unburned, flammable tar vapors from wood smoke. Sometimes it is crusty or flaky in texture,

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Animal In The Chimney

Author – Todd Woofenden If you hear animals in your chimney or if you smell something coming from your chimney that you suspect is from animals

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