Burlington Fireplace & Solar Blog
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During the spring and summer, many people notice debris falling down their chimney. Leaves, chunks of broken mortar, soot and other debris are familiar sights. What is landing in your fireplace can give you be a clue about what is happening in your chimney. It may be an indicator that your chimney needs repair, or […]
Every year the U.S. has around 100,000 thunderstorms and 25 million lightning strikes. Most of those storms take place in the summer. It isn’t unheard of for lightning to strike a chimney. If this happens to your home, it’s time to call a professional chimney sweep. Chimney Damaged Caused by Lightning Though chimneys are built […]
Severe thunderstorms last year caused power outages from thousands of people in Wisconsin. For many people, it was a catalyst to consider adopting solar power or installing a solar generator. Solar energy is becoming a popular alternative for people throughout the United States and around the world. There are four exciting trends in solar energy […]
Do you spend most summer evenings and weekends outside grilling? Or wish that you would? An outdoor kitchen would be perfect for you! You will have everything that you need for a cookout at your fingertips! Outdoor kitchens are becoming popular throughout the country. Imagine having space outside to prep your meal, cook, and entertain all summer long! […]
There are few things more American than a backyard barbeque. As soon as the weather warms up, we pull out our grills to cookout as much as possible. You can find bargain grills at nearly every grocery store and hardware store in Wisconsin. A cheap grill can get you through a season, but a premium […]
Cookouts and dinner parties are a great way to spend time with those you love while relaxing and cooking in the comfort of your own home. Hang out, pour yourself a drink, and light up the grill, because summer is here and that means we’re cooking outside. While burgers, hot dogs, sausages, and chicken breasts […]
Fire pits are ideal because they conveniently and affordably provide all the joys of outdoor fires. However, fire pits have a potential downside. They will not last long unless they are used and maintained properly. Making sure your fire pit lasts is simple, and helpful tips follow. Buy the Highest Quality Fire Pit When you […]
As sturdy as masonry chimneys appear to be, it is important to keep up with chimney maintenance. Water is the biggest reason chimney damage occurs, but it can be difficult to recognize when water has entered the masonry and begun a cycle of destruction. As far as chimney repairs go, the best way to save […]
Outdoor living spaces have become essential—and what took us so long? Fire pits especially create an irresistible backyard destination. Gathering around a fire with friends and family is ideal, whether simply enjoying one another’s company, roasting marshmallows, swapping stories, or staying warm on a cool, crisp night. To get the most out of your backyard […]
Solar power is the feel-good energy choice due to remarkable advantages for the planet. It’s not all about saving the earth, however. Homeowners also gain benefits that stack up and ultimately add up to plenty of reasons to say yes to residential solar panel installation. If you have been on the fence about using the […]