Tyler Golberg's Blog – October 2012 Archive (1)

Autumn Home Energy Checklist

Fireplace and Chimney

The fireplace is an absolute must for maintenance and inspection. Although fireplaces are not energy efficient for most case, they can be a money saver if you have a wood source. They are also most efficient when a number of people are in the same room as the fireplace.

Buildup from smoke is a recipe for disaster. Over time creosote is layered onto the tile liners of the chimney from smoke. It happens to be a highly flammable byproduct and…

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Added by Tyler Golberg on October 26, 2012 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

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