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The Effects Freezing Temps May Have On Your Chimney – Kourtney’s Coffee Club Giveaway

The Effects Freezing Temps May Have On Your Chimney – Kourtney’s Coffee Club Giveaway

Out of sight, out of mind? We don’t always pay attention to the little things, and they can often lead to bigger things. From chimney inspection to outdoor design, CMO help you have a safe home, create memorable experiences. Kourtney’s Coffee Club: Kourtney says he LOVES coffee and believes coffee helps create moments – moments around the fireplace, […]

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Five Signs Your Old Chimney Needs Repairs

Five Signs Your Old Chimney Needs Repairs

As part of your home’s structure, a damaged chimney could lead to some serious and costly problems if chimney repair is neglected. Chimney problems are not always detectable to the untrained eye, but below we have outlined some specific signs you can look for in terms of chimney repair needs that will help you know […]

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How Does A Chimney Sweep Clean a Chimney? Will it Make a Mess?

How Does A Chimney Sweep Clean a Chimney? Will it Make a Mess?

According to the National Fire Protection Association, chimney cleaning or inspections should take place annually. Preferably by a professional chimney service company certified by the Chimney Safety Institute of America. The fireplace chimney and furnace system is quite complicated and an inspection can alert you to a potential problem before it becomes a costly repair […]

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What Are Chimney Liner Benefits??

What Are Chimney Liner Benefits??

A chimney liner is a critical part of every chimney if you want to ensure that your chimney not only has a longer life span, but that you’re also getting the best benefits and not any of the health dangers from it. Chimney liners come in many different materials, including clay tile, stainless steel, cement, […]

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Give Your Fireplace a Spring Facelift

Give Your Fireplace a Spring Facelift

After years of searing-hot blazes, fireplace mortar can crack, crumble, and fall out. Gaping mortar joints are not only unattractive, but they leave the bricks more vulnerable to damage. So as you continue to enjoy this wood-burning season, examine the condition of the mortar, chimney interior, and overall aesthetic of your fireplace. Fireplaces are one […]

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What are Common Gas Fireplace Problems?

What are Common Gas Fireplace Problems?

A gas fireplace provides the most convenient way to enjoy the flickering flames of a fire. No need to chop or haul firewood; simply flip a switch or light a match to get the appliance started. Their aesthetic and convenience are hard to beat, and it’s no surprise that even older vintage homes are upgrading […]

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When is masonry repair required?

When is masonry repair required?

Structures designed with masonry are made for performance and durability, not to mention the aesthetic component. However, even the most soundly designed and constructed masonry buildings eventually require periodic maintenance. Over time, environmental factors, weather, chlorides, and pollution all contribute to the need for repairs. In this article, we will help explain how to recognize […]

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Proper Gas Fireplace Maintenance

Proper Gas Fireplace Maintenance

Wood is good, but you can’t beat the ease of a fire that lights with the push of a button. However, it’s important to pay attention to things such as gas log maintenance and gas fireplace maintenance. Both are extremely important in ensuring your fireplace continues to work as it should. Here we outline some […]

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It’s time for a New Year’s Chimney Sweep

It’s time for a New Year’s Chimney Sweep

The start of the New Year isn’t just a great opportunity to make resolutions – it’s also the perfect time to have your chimney swept! Throughout the year our chimneys can suffer from a buildup of soot, ash, and creosote. Having your chimney swept by a certified professional is the best way to keep your […]

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How to Weatherproof a Fireplace

How to Weatherproof a Fireplace

We understand the comfort of sitting in front of the fireplace while the warmth surrounds the room. The problem is that a big percentage (some say up to 90%) of that warmth is distributed inefficiently in the room and home causing you to lose a lot of that heat that is being generated. That is why […]

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