Month: December 2016

Want to Burn Efficiently? Here’s a Tip:

Want to Burn Efficiently? Here’s a Tip:

A Top-Down Burn! Here is what we know: starting a fire from the bottom of the wood ‘arrangement’ can actually generate a ton of unwanted smoke, and then there is that moment when you realize all of that huffing and puffing is not really encouraging the flame to ignite, and – okay, yep – the […]

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It’s Burn Season – What Wood Should I Use

It’s Burn Season – What Wood Should I Use

The wood you choose as a homeowner will affect the efficiency of your fires, and the functionality of your fireplace’s chimney. Firewood advised for use in any wood-burning appliance (fireplace, stove, etc.), is well-seasoned wood, as opposed to greener, more freshly cut wood. Due to the amount of sap or water you may experience more […]

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Meet Chris!

Meet Chris!

Meet Chris Keen: CMO’s Outfitter of the Month for December!   Meet Chris, our project manager here at Chimney Masonry Outfitters. Chris has been a part of CMO for just under a year. He goes above and beyond to be sure things get done correctly. Chris is always ready to serve others; coming alongside his […]

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A Winter-Market isn’t Necessarily a Waste

A Winter-Market isn’t Necessarily a Waste

HGTV’s, Scott McGillivary notes that selling a home in the Fall and Winter seasons is a completely different ball-game. While not at all a selling-impossibility, there are some things as an agent to advise your sellers, which could increase the potential for a winter home-sale-closure. Here are a few tips for the winter market shared […]

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This Time It’s Not The Chimney – One Household Appliance You Might Forget Needs A Once-Over Each Year…

This Time It’s Not The Chimney – One Household Appliance You Might Forget Needs A Once-Over Each Year…

The Dryer Vent? Yes – did you know that “failure to clean” is the leading factor contributing to clothes dryer fires in residential buildings? When did your dryer(s) last receive maintenance? Also! You know how there is always that one dryer that runs a little warm, and takes a little less time than the others […]

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