Month: October 2017

Uninspected Chimney May Have Caused Local Fire

Uninspected Chimney May Have Caused Local Fire

After a house fire in Avon, Indiana, the local fire department is recommending that all homeowners have their fireplaces checked annually by a certified chimney sweep. Although the fire department has not yet determined the official cause of the fire, the blaze occurred directly after the homeowners used their fireplace for the first time this season. Fireplace […]

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Meet Elias!

Meet Elias!

Meet Elias: CMO’s Outfitter of the Month for October.     Elias has been with us since the very beginning, having been CMO’s first employee. He even worked with Kourtney, the owner of CMO, for years before that. Elias uses his experience to train our younger outfitters. His desire for quality craftsmanship and attention to […]

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It’s National Fireplace Month: Celebrate Safely

It’s National Fireplace Month: Celebrate Safely

It seems that no day of the year is free of some national designation. For instance, October features National Boyfriend Day, National Walk to School Day and National Fried Scallops Day — all in its first week. (Yes, evidently fried scallops deserve their own “Day”). That said, the fact that October is National Fireplace Month […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Add a Fireplace to Your Home

5 Reasons Why You Should Add a Fireplace to Your Home

Last month’s blog post enumerated 5 Questions to Consider Before Adding Your Fireplace. We posed these questions in order to help you determine the perfect fireplace for you. But what if you’re still on the fence about adding a fireplace at all? Perhaps you would love one, but you’re still wrestling with a few concerns. […]

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What Do Millennials Look For in a Home?

What Do Millennials Look For in a Home?

Millennials, members of the nation’s largest living generation, are growing up and investing in real estate. In fact, millennials now make up 56% of first-time homebuyers and are the largest age demographic of homebuyers generally. In short, millennials are beginning to shape the real estate market and our communities more broadly. Because of this, it’s […]

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