Month: December 2019

How to Hire a Certified Chimney Sweep

How to Hire a Certified Chimney Sweep

Chimney maintenance is critical for ensuring the proper functioning of your chimney. An annual chimney sweep is one of the simplest forms of maintenance that will help protect your family from fires and other chimney hazards. The quality of your chimney sweep and inspection is absolutely crucial for ensuring the safety of your home and […]

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Winter Real Estate Marketing Tips

Winter Real Estate Marketing Tips

Winter is a historically slow time for real estate. Most people are putting off buying or selling for the warmer months, especially in places like Indianapolis with bone-chilling winters. However, with a few clever marketing efforts, you can keep real estate action up and build momentum for the spring. Here are some of the most […]

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What are the three levels of chimney inspections?

What are the three levels of chimney inspections?

A yearly chimney sweep and inspection are the easiest ways to prevent and catch problems with your chimney. Inspections assess the condition of your chimney and diagnose any problems you may be having. If you have any concerns about your chimney, it is imperative to schedule a chimney inspection with a trusted professional as soon […]

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Masonry Maintenance this Winter

Masonry Maintenance this Winter

Masonry is a beautiful, durable addition to any Indianapolis home. However, harsh winters can be very trying on your masonry. The repetitive freeze-thaw cycles throughout winter can get into the porous material of brick or stone, causing damage. Unfortunately, many masonry repairs can be difficult or ineffective to perform during the frigid winter temperatures. Many […]

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Fireplace Safety Tips for the Holiday

Fireplace Safety Tips for the Holiday

A warm, cozy fireplace is the ultimate holiday centerpiece. A toasty fire makes the perfect spot for family and friends to gather around this holiday season. In order to enjoy your fireplace during the holidays, it is important to practice safe fireplace use. In this article, we share some important tips to keep everyone safe […]

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How Much Does a Chimney Repair Cost?

How Much Does a Chimney Repair Cost?

Your chimney draws out smoke and steaming hot flue gases from your fire and out of your home. A well-functioning chimney is crucial for you to enjoy your fireplace in your Indiana home. Over time, your chimney may suffer from wear and tear and may need to be repaired. Most chimneys in the United States […]

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How Can I Weatherproof My Fireplace?

How Can I Weatherproof My Fireplace?

Your fireplace is a great source of warmth and comfort during our chilly Nashville winters. However, if your fireplace is not properly weather-proofed, over 90% of the warmth will be distributed efficiently! You may actually be losing most of the heat that is being generated. Luckily there is a solution. Weatherproofing your fireplace will make […]

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Why You Should Get a New Years Chimney Sweep

Why You Should Get a New Years Chimney Sweep

The New Year is a time for starting fresh and making those classic resolutions. While people tend to focus on categories like fitness and work, your home is a great place to start with resolutions. The new year is a great opportunity to invest in your home’s masonry with a chimney sweep. 

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How Does Harsh Weather Affect My Chimney?

How Does Harsh Weather Affect My Chimney?

A fireplace in your home helps make the bitter Indiana winters a bit more tolerable. While fireplaces will help keep you warm and cozy, the brutal winters can damage your chimney. The winter elements like snow, ice and fluctuating temperatures can damage your chimney or greatly enhance existing damage. It is important to know how […]

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How do I Know If My Chimney Needs Restored?

How do I Know If My Chimney Needs Restored?

Having a fireplace in your Indiana home is a huge benefit during the chilly falls and blistering winters. You can receive direct warmth and a cozy ambiance that a furnace or boiler just cannot match. However, your chimney is just as important for the functioning of your fireplace as your actual fireplace. A damaged chimney […]

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