Fireplace Refacing for the New Year

It’s a new year which means now is the time for resolutions and new beginnings. Although most people tend to make resolutions related to their personal lives, now is also a great time to resolve to give new life to your fireplace as well. Although you love your...

We Also Clean Dryer Vents!

You‘ve gotten your chimney and fireplace cleaned and expected for the year, so now it’s time to sit back and enjoy the winter season, right? Well, there is actually another home appliance that most homeowners forget needs to be inspected annually. Your dryer...

National Chimney Safety Week

Your fireplace brings you much joy and comfort during the colder winter months and oftentimes a homeowner can get so caught so much in all the warm ambiance that their fireplace adds to their home, that they forget that it is an appliance that needs proper operation...

Servicing and Installing Gas Logs

Sitting around a warm, cozy fireplace, watching the flames dance joyfully among the logs is a feeling like no other. Especially if you’re sharing that moment with people you love. Many people love the idea of owning a wood-burning fireplace. The ambiance that it can...

Fall Chimney Inspection Tips

Fall is almost here, which means that soon the weather will be getting cooler and fireplaces will be put to use once more. Before you start your fireplace for the first time this year, it is imperative that you make sure that it will operate efficiently and safely. If...

The importance of relining your chimney

Your chimney was designed to make sure that smoke and gases created in your fireplace have a quick and smooth way out of your home. This needs to be done to prevent your chimney from getting too hot and prevent smoke and gases from coming back into your home. It’s...

Cool stuff to do in Crystal Lake

At Leonard & Sons, we’ve been serving the Chicagoland area since 1966. Over the years, we’ve been able to build relationships with a number of wonderful communities. One of these communities is Crystal Lake, and we want to let you know why it is such a wonderful...