Why Education Matters In A Chimney Sweep

When it comes to your chimney system, it’s important to hire only certified professionals who have the know-how to get the job done right. It’s not enough for a chimney sweep to work on your chimney and do a proficient job. A chimney sweep should also teach homeowners...

Benefits of Upgrading to an Insert

Summer is at its end, and there is still time to have the fireplace of your dreams. When it’s time to light your fire this fall, the last thing you want is an unsafe, inefficient fire that smokes and puffs instead of comforts and warms. It is our goal at White Glove...

Chimney Relining

Does your chimney have a liner? It may not. Many older homes have masonry chimneys that were either unlined, or the clay tile liner has long ago fallen away. This is dangerous and puts your family at risk of fire and carbon monoxide exposure. An easy way to tell if...

Gas: The Easy Option

After devastating wildfires ravaged our countryside, many are returning to the area to rebuild their homes. Many of our customers lost all or part of their beloved homes and are trying to figure out what to do now. Reconstruction is difficult, especially when emotions...

Be the Grill Master with a New Saffire Grill

Many homeowners spend even more time enjoying their outdoor gardens and patios when temperatures begin to cool in August and September. You can too. Barbecues and cookouts are not just for summer. You can enjoy your outdoor space while wowing your friends and...

How Do Evaporative Coolers Work?

Evaporative cooling is as old as the pyramids. Older generations used a simple science to cool the house for many years. Some may remember damp sheets hanging in windows and doorways on warm evenings. This is a simple method for cooling. In fact, it works so well that...

Get a Head Start on Chimney Repairs Now

Despite the fact that you haven’t used your fireplace in several weeks and don’t intend to light it again until this fall, it’s important to maintain the integrity of the chimney system year-round. Your home is made more valuable by having a chimney and fireplace, but...

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

Many homes have a smoke alarm, but does your home have a carbon monoxide detector? We all know the old saying, where there’s smoke there’s fire. We have a similar saying: where there’s fire, there’s carbon monoxide. It is a natural byproduct when carbon-containing...

Get a Swamp Cooler Before Summer

Even though you may be feeling the rising heat, it is not summer yet. Many homeowners haven’t even turned on the central air yet. If you live in Northern California or similar areas with low levels of humidity, you don’t have to! You can use a swamp cooler, or...