Month: November 2016

Chimney Sweeping Logs VS. A Chimney Sweep

Chimney Sweeping Logs VS. A Chimney Sweep

It is an “And” rather than a Vs., folks – Chimney Sweeping Logs AND a Chimney Sweep. Chimney Sweeping Logs are accepted by the CSIA, as stated on their website – but, only when used in accordance with the manufacturer’s direction (CSIA – CSL). The purpose of the CSL is to reduce the amount of […]

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What Is a Flue (Chimney) Fire – Should I be Concerned?

What Is a Flue (Chimney) Fire – Should I be Concerned?

A Flue-Fire, also known as a Chimney-Fire is caused by the reigniting of the hazardous and extremely flammable creosote residues left in the flue due to burning of fires in the fire-box. Here is the thing, there is really no way around creosote – it is a byproduct of wood-burning and is due to the […]

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Do All Sweeps Accomplish the Same Thing

Do All Sweeps Accomplish the Same Thing

Your Certified Chimney Sweep can check the fireplace flue, and the furnace flue. That is a two for one, and then you are done – do not make this more complicated than it really is – it is not. Are all chimney sweeps alike? Or do all chimney sweeps accomplish the same thing? Great question […]

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Meet Paul!

Meet Paul!

Meet Paul Johnson: CMO’s Outfitter of the Month for November   Paul has been a part of Chimney & Masonry Outfitters for over a year. He is one of our Chimney Outfitters, a new position that has been created as CMO grows. He has been moved around a little bit recently and is more than […]

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Be More Than a Pro, Be Proficient – Do Real Estate Agents Know Best?

Be More Than a Pro, Be Proficient – Do Real Estate Agents Know Best?

Fall is settling in – the trees blare with colors of warm fires and the temperatures are exactly what we can expect of Indiana’s transition seasons – complete inconsistency. Yards accumulate with leaves and leaves, and leaves. As an agent you are looking to make that house the most marketable piece of land you possibly […]

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