Category: Fireplaces

The Importance of Quality Masonry Construction

Custom stone work

Masonry construction involves building structures, like chimneys and fireplaces, using common materials like brick or stone laid in and bound together by mortar, a workable paste which eventually hardens, binding several units together.  The Importance of Masonry Construction Why is masonry important? Well, it’s how many structures–perhaps your house or elements of your house– are… Read more »

What Are the Advantages of Gas Fireplaces?

Gas Fireplace

Bruce’s Chimney Service provides masonry and chimney repair as well as chimney cleaning to homeowners in and around East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Constant Heat If you’re building a house or remodeling an older home and thinking about fireplaces, have you considered the advantages of gas fireplaces? Yes, you could get a wood-burning fireplace, but gas ones… Read more »

Here’s How You Can Prepare Your Fireplace for Winter

fire in a fireplace

If you’re like most people, you tend to only use your fireplace in the winter months. That said, when’s the last time you had your fireplace and chimney professionally inspected for safety reasons? If it has been a while, now’s a good time to call Roofing by Bruce/Bruce’s Chimney Service at 570-424-8891 and schedule a… Read more »

The Advantages of Heating Your Home With a Fireplace


Do you have a fireplace in your home? If so, you would be crazy not to try to use it to heat up your entire home on cold winter days. You should also consider adding a fireplace to your home if you do not have one yet. There are so many benefits that you’ll get… Read more »

Reasons to Consider a Gas Fireplace Insert

Gas Fireplace Inserts

Many area homes have traditional fireplaces. If you want to help heat your home, they’re not the best option for that– gas fireplace inserts, however, are. Inserts are heating appliances you place inside your old fireplace. Buying and using one can save you money because you don’t have to renovate or rebuild your old fireplace…. Read more »

The Benefits of Regency Fireplace Products

Regency Fireplace Products

The average high for East Stroudsburg, PA, in January is 36 degrees, and the average low is 18 degrees. On days like those, isn’t it nice to have a fire going in your fireplace? Bruce’s Chimney Service does more than just chimneys– Bruce does fireplaces, too, as well as roofs and more… Bruce is a… Read more »

Reasons to Install a Gas Fireplace

Gas Fireplaces

Running your heating system all winter long can be very expensive. It can force you to cut back on other things you want to do in life. A gas fireplace can help you heat your home without having to run your heating system constantly. It can reduce your heating costs dramatically from the moment you… Read more »

Add Heating and an Attractive Look With a Gas Fireplace

Winter is coming, and with it come shorter days, longer nights, overall much colder temperatures. If you find yourself feeling chilly during the winter, one way to keep yourself warm – and add a little aesthetic value to your home – is with a brand new gas fireplace! There are a lot of reasons why… Read more »

The Benefits to Gas Over Wood-Burning Fireplaces

Fireplaces are a great addition to any home. Both gas and wood options offer a degree of warmth, but unlike wood-burning, gas fireplaces provide steady, consistent heating. The heat from a wood fireplace decreases as the wood burns and therefore requires fuel replenishment. Gas fireplace are much more user friendly, as easy as a flip… Read more »