What is F.I.R.E. Certification?

Many businesses offer proof of their training and proficiency by the certifications they hold. Certifications show that the professionals working there have undergone training and education to achieve their expertise. Whether you’re a mechanic or a doctor, it’s...

The Dangers of Creosote

Some dangers are easier to see while others are hidden, especially concerning your chimney. Since there are so many parts to your chimney, it is important to make sure each part of it is efficient and safe. Dangers you can’t see on the interior of your chimney...

Transform Your Fireplace with Gas Logs

The new year is approaching and it’s time to start thinking of ways to change your old ways and adopt new habits. For many, that means adopting a new, healthy lifestyle of choosing nutritious food options and workout routines. Maybe you’ve decided to become more...

Not All Chimney Sweeps are the Same

When you are looking to get a job done, you hire the best. Repair and inspection work are especially critical and meticulous, so why settle for less than the best. When it comes to hiring a chimney sweep, not all chimney sweeps are created equal. At Black Velvet...

Decorate Your Mantel With Safety in Mind!

When you think of a fireplace, one of the things that comes to mind is how cheery a beautifully decorated mantel can make a room appear. Whether it’s decorated with pictures of loved ones, candles, or vases with flowers, it can add so much to the room. Now that the...