Chimney Flashing – What does it do, what to look for.

Chimney Flashing Chimney flashing consists of 2 types of flashing Chimney flashing comes in 2 styles and a few different types of material that the flashing is made from. Call to schedule a cleaning and/or repair bid (503) 583-5077 Chimney flashing keeps water from...

Wood And Pellet Stove Sales and Installation

We sell and install Napoleon brand wood stoves and pellet stoves. We have received rave reviews from our customers regarding aesthetics and heat output. The following photos are of a particularly challenging installation (Click to enlarge photos:) Initial placement of...

Repairing the Stucco on a chimney.

Good morning, recently we completed a stucco replacement for a client. This was done because the stucco had started to fail and needed to be replaced. In this first photo, we see the section of the chimney that is being re-stuccoed, it is covered to prevent further...

Damper replacement.

So you have a damper that will not open or close, is rusted out or is non-existent. The economical solution is to have a top-closing damper installed. This damper is made of stainless steel, so it will not rust. It also keeps rain and animals out. If a crown and flue...

Designing a fire escape plan

When we speak about preventing fires and fire safety a couple of topics usually comes up and those include the use of smoke detectors and fire extinguishers, removing fire hazards in the chimney, preventing electrical fires, and others. Today I want to talk about one...

Chimney swifts and your chimney

Chimney swifts are migratory birds that travel from Peru to many places in North America ( including Oregon) during the late summer. These birds often find residence in uncapped chimneys where they build their nests and hatch their young. These birds often make loud...