Month: June 2018

How To Prepare for an Open House

How To Prepare for an Open House

Getting ready for an open house is incredibly stressful. Preparing to display your house to potential buyers, while still living in that house, can feel like an endless struggle. Throw some kids and pets into the mix, and the task becomes near impossible. To help you out, we’ve broken down a checklist of tasks, counting […]

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What is Tuck Pointing and Why is it Necessary?

What is Tuck Pointing and Why is it Necessary?

It’s no wonder that masonry is a favorite construction method among builders and homeowners: masonry is beautiful, versatile and durable. However, to ensure that durability, masonry structures must be periodically maintained. In particular, masonry mortar is vulnerable to elements. Over the years, harsh winter weather and precipitation can penetrate and weaken the mortar joints of […]

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Choosing the Right Liner for Your Chimney

Choosing the Right Liner for Your Chimney

The chimney liner, though sometimes overlooked, is essential to the proper functioning of your chimney. Chimney liners serve two key purposes: they transfer combustion byproducts to the outside air and protect chimney walls from heat and corrosive damage. An ineffective, or nonexistent, chimney liner can be dangerous and cause serious issues for your home, including […]

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Meet Tyler!

Meet Tyler!

Tyler Funk joined Chimney & Masonry Outfitters last year and immediately demonstrated an interest in expanding his masonry knowledge and skillset. Today, he’s a chimney outfitter and part of our production department. Tyler shows a high level of responsibility on every project, and his finished work consistently surpasses the expectations of homeowners.

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