Month: August 2016

Realtors: Let Us Fix These Common Issues For You

Realtors: Let Us Fix These Common Issues For You

As a realtor, you encounter homes to go on the market that are in a variety of conditions—those that are picture perfect and those that need some work. You likely regularly walk through homes that need brick pavement repair, chimney sweeps, and fireplace rebuilds. Some issues are easy to diagnose, while others aren’t as obvious. […]

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How to hire a certified chimney sweep

How to hire a certified chimney sweep

If you are in need of a chimney sweep, it’s important to hire one that is a certified professional. Obviously, you want to ensure a company is credible before bringing them into your home. What they do When a chimney sweep comes to your home, they do more than simply clean the flue. They will […]

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Tools of the chimney sweep trade

Tools of the chimney sweep trade

If you are a homeowner with a fireplace, then you know the importance of having your chimney swept regularly. Although you might be tempted to try to do this feat on your own, we certainly don’t advise it. The best way to ensure that your fireplace are safe and clean are to have them cleaned […]

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How Often Should I Hire a Chimney Sweep?

How Often Should I Hire a Chimney Sweep?

Every year, hundreds of homes are destroyed by house fires that start when creosote (a carbonaceous chemical) accumulates inside the chimney. Despite these obvious dangers, homeowners still neglect to take the proper steps to ensure that their fireplace is safe for use. Your wood burning fireplace is susceptible to creosote buildup in the damper and […]

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How to drill into brick

How to drill into brick

After we finish our masonry work building beautiful fireplaces and accent walls, homeowners naturally want to decorate the new focal point of their room. Wreaths, mirrors, and TVs are the perfect addition to most hearths. But there’s one issue—the brick…which is why we frequently get asked, “How am I supposed to drill into brick?” Although […]

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Realtors: Will Your Next Home Inspection Uncover These Common Problems?

Realtors: Will Your Next Home Inspection Uncover These Common Problems?

As a realtor, you probably know that a professional home inspection can both reveal issues and save your clients time and money in the end. If the houses you’re buying and putting on the market are like most, there are a few issues that show up more than the rest. According to a survey done […]

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