1. Advantages to Chimney Cleaning in Summer

    Advantages to Chimney Cleaning in Summer First Choice Chimney of Flower Mound, Texas, believes that educating customers on the importance of chimney cleaning is extremely important. With winter just around the corner, many families will soon be enjoying evenings gathered around their fireplaces enjoying crackling fires. Unfortunately, this cozy scenario could lead to a destructive, even tragic fir…Read More

  2. Gas Fireplace Repair

    Is your gas fireplace producing an unsightly flame?   A few things to consider:  Has your gas pipe become clogged or rusty over the years and needs cleaning or replacing.  When the pin holes in the gas pipe become clogged, the proper oxygen cannot flow.  This will produce an intermittent blueish or yellow flame most of the time.   Take a wire brush gently brush and clean the gas pipe and pin…Read More

  3. Perform Regular Cleaning for Your Outdoor Fireplace or Cooker

    Cooking outdoors on a summer’s day is one of life’s little pleasures. However, your harmless barbecuing activity can become a serious fire hazard if your outdoor fireplace or cooker doesn’t receive regular maintenance and cleaning. There are a few things you can do before and after you cook to reduce or even eliminate that risk. Preparing Your Fireplace or Cooker When you use your outdoor fi…Read More

  4. Servicing and Maintaining Your Gas Fireplace

    Although gas fireplaces require a lot less maintenance than other types of fireplaces, it is still necessary to get your gas fireplace serviced and inspected regularly in order to keep your fireplace in good working order and your family safe from any potential harm. Just because your gas fireplace is not creating excess amounts of creosote that will build up in your chimney and create problems do…Read More

  5. What is Creosote?

    If you have a wood burning fireplace, you may have already noticed a buildup of grimy, oily creosote on the inside of your chimney. Traditionally, there are many uses for the sticky, tar-like substance called creosote that you find in wood. For instance, creosote has been used in medicines, on ships to help seal wooden hulls, and in foods such as liquid smoke. While creosote is a useful substance …Read More

  6. Are you burning the right wood for your chimney?

    DALLAS MORNING NEWS RELEASE Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) January 01, 2013 First Choice Chimney advises consumers to choose their firewood carefully, since it can be crucial to fire safety. Quality seasoned and dry firewood enables your fireplace or stove to burn hotter and cleaner, reducing odor, smoking, and creosote buildup over time. First Choice suggests that the dryness of the wood should be cons…Read More

  7. Dallas Morning News Press Release – 1st Choice Chimney

    First Choice stresses cleaning before winter   The best time to clean your chimney is when it's not snowing Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 First Choice Chimney of Flower Mound, Texas, believes that educating customers on the importance of chimney cleaning is extremely important. With winter just around the corner, many families will soon be enjoying evenings gathered around their firep…Read More