Concrete Caps / Crowns - Why do they fail?

Concrete caps or crowns fail for many reasons. Making sure yours is built properly is key to make sure it lasts!

Cold Weather Chimney Repair

Chimney repair can be completed in any type of weather as long as it is done correctly.

TROUBLESHOOTING ISSUES (with your gas unit, remote or pilot light)!

It's nice to know that if you didn't hold on to your owners manual you can still access the information you need online, directly from your manufacturer. They are a great resource if you have any questions regarding your gas or wood fireplace, insert or stove.


Always check your manufacturer's website and the user manuel for more information. They have great videos and guides out there!!!

Creosote Sweeping Logs, the CSIA and the need to still have an ANNUAL INSPECTION & CLEANING

Yes, these logs work but do not tell you if you have a blockage or other issues. The product also recommends that you have an annual inspection and cleaning. Make sure your chimney is SAFE!

Purchasing a new Fireplace, Insert or Stove - Questions to Ask!

At Hansen & Sons Chimney & Fireplace we will be with you from beginning to end with your project. Our estimator comes out and visits the space you are working with and lets you know your available options. Once you decide on the unit and enhancements, the fun begins! Our own install crew will be the ones that are installing the fireplace, insert or stove of your dreams, followed by our own masons dressing up the surrounding area with the stone of brick of your choice! From start to finish a Hansen & Sons employee is their to guild you through the process!

NCHPBA, CATE & Continuing Education

Education and continued learing is important. Things change in our industry all of the time and we always stive to be better!!!

What is Efflorescence?

Efflorescence is a coatiing of salt, which is a cosmetic problem.