What is the Function of a Chase Cover?

Sometimes when you’re talking about something that you aren’t really that knowledgeable on, it’s easy to get terms mixed up. Take your chimney, for instance. Some parts are obvious, like the firebox and the dampers. But some terms seem like they might just be...

We Can Install a Dryer Box for Your Home

Where in your house do you put your washer and dryer? Is it in the bathroom or the basement? Some people even have a separate laundry room, with space for the dirty laundry and a spot to fold clean laundry. Whatever your laundry space looks like, one thing is certain...

Need Dryer Vent Experts?

When spring comes, you often think about the big jobs that you’ve been putting off, like cleaning out the garage, clearing out the attic, or washing all the windows. Now that the weather is getting warmer and summer days are approaching, you know that there will be...

No Insurance, No Certifications? No Way!

When you are doing some home improvements, you have options of who to hire. However, it’s important to check out companies to make sure that they have the best credentials and reviews. With the team at Black Velvet Chimney, you’ll notice we have great certifications...

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...