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The Tools for Chimney Crown Repair

The Tools for Chimney Crown Repair

To enjoy the fireplace in your Indianapolis home, you must have a well-functioning chimney. Spring and summer are great times for chimney sweeps and repairs. Getting your chimney repairs now ensures you can have your chimney ready to go by burning season without the fall rush. A damaged or missing chimney crown is one of […]

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The Best Solution For a Chimney Leak

The Best Solution For a Chimney Leak

The chimney is an important part of your Indianapolis home, but you are unlikely to notice it until something goes wrong. The chimney is meant to guide smoke and other chemicals out of your home while also protecting you from the elements so that you can enjoy your fireplace. However, the chimney is susceptible to […]

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How to Tell If You Need a Chimney Rebuild

How to Tell If You Need a Chimney Rebuild

The chimney is part of the home that is often forgotten until it comes time to use your fireplace. However, your chimney is an important functional and aesthetic element of your Indianapolis home, so it is vital that you keep it in pristine condition. Without detailed knowledge of masonry, it can be difficult for homeowners […]

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How We Implement Modern Fireplace Design

How We Implement Modern Fireplace Design

A well-designed fireplace adds incredible value to any home and is a popular feature in top-selling Indianapolis homes. Whether you are looking to install a new fireplace or upgrade your current fireplace, custom fireplace design is the best way to get the fireplace of your dreams. The Chimney & Masonry Outfitters of Indianapolis offers industry-leading […]

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The Best Tactics for Chimney Waterproofing

The Best Tactics for Chimney Waterproofing

Chimneys are incredibly durable structures, but the harsh Indianapolis weather takes its toll on them. Along with your annual chimney sweep and inspection, there is another easy way to protect your chimney from damage: waterproofing. Water can do a lot of damage to your chimney, especially if water gets into the masonry and expands upon […]

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The Design Process of a Fireplace

The Design Process of a Fireplace

A custom-designed fireplace is an excellent addition to any Indianapolis home. Whether it is a traditional indoor fireplace or a modern outdoor fireplace, designing a new fireplace is an exciting process and will increase the value of your home. When designed and installed correctly, your fireplace becomes the focal point of your home and will […]

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The Different Types of Masonry Repair

The Different Types of Masonry Repair

Brick and stone masonry adds a structural and aesthetic component to many Indianapolis home. Whether in the form of your chimney, fireplace, walls, or other structures on your home, masonry is a timeless design element that is highly desirable. While masonry is very durable, time, extreme weather, and lack of maintenance may result in masonry […]

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The Best Time of Year for Indianapolis Chimney Sweep

The Best Time of Year for Indianapolis Chimney Sweep

In order to enjoy the fireplace in your Indianapolis home year after year, you must take care of your fireplace and chimney. An annual chimney sweep is one of the simplest, yet most effective, ways to keep your fireplace and chimney in optimal condition. Chimney sweeps are most useful when done every single year. After […]

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What’s the Average cost of a Chimney Rebuild?

What’s the Average cost of a Chimney Rebuild?

The chimney of your Indianapolis home is exposed directly to the elements. Due to wear and tear or if there is a violent storm, your chimney can sustain immense damage and deteriorate. Lack of regular maintenance will also cause many issues with your chimney. When you move into a new home, the previous maintenance is […]

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The Importance of Waterproofing Your Chimney

The Importance of Waterproofing Your Chimney

Your chimney is what allows you to enjoy the beautiful fireplace in your Indianapolis home. While chimneys are made from brick or stone masonry and are very durable, the weather takes a huge toll on them- especially water. The wet springs and constant winter freeze-thaw cycles in Indianapolis can really damage your chimney over time. […]

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