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Meet Kevin!

Meet Kevin!

Kevin has been working with Chimney & Masonry Outfitters for over 3 years. He is a vital part of both our sales and leadership teams. Kevin is integral in the training of our outfitters, some of whom will soon be taking Kevin’s place while he works to expand CMO to new cities. Kevin and his wife […]

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How to Price Your House to Sell

How to Price Your House to Sell

When pricing your home for sale, your emotions can easily get in the way. How can you quantify years of priceless memories and experiences? However, don’t conflate sentimental value with actual value. Pricing with your heart can leave your house sitting on the market for far too long. The following are some savvy strategies to […]

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What You Should Expect From a High-Quality Chimney Sweep

What You Should Expect From a High-Quality Chimney Sweep

Navigating the home service industry can be tricky. Inflated costs make it difficult to be sure that you are really getting what you pay for. At Chimney & Masonry Outfitters, we want to demystify the process, so that our neighbors can receive the service they deserve at a fair price. The following is a step-by-step […]

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The 5 Most Common Chimney Problems—And How to Fix Them

The 5 Most Common Chimney Problems—And How to Fix Them

As a homeowner, you know that the mechanisms of your house require regular maintenance and care to run safely and smoothly. This is particularly true of your fireplace and chimney. As part of your home’s structure, a damaged chimney could lead to some serious and costly problems if left neglected. A regular maintenance and inspection […]

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Low-Cost Projects to Increase Home Value

Low-Cost Projects to Increase Home Value

Preparing your home for the real estate market can be a stressful endeavor. It’s difficult to know where to start. What should you change? How much money should you invest to make your property appealing to potential buyers? You may decide that an entire kitchen or bathroom remodel is in order. However, if you’re hesitant […]

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5 Reasons You Should Install a Chimney Cap

5 Reasons You Should Install a Chimney Cap

Your chimney is essentially a ventilation system; it safeguards your home, transferring hot flue gases to the outside air. As a channel between your home and the external environment, however, your chimney needs protection too. For this reason, chimney caps are a measure highly recommended by most professionals. The following are 5 reasons you should […]

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What Type of Wood Should You Burn in Your Fireplace?

What Type of Wood Should You Burn in Your Fireplace?

The perfect antidote to “the February blues” is huddling near a warm, cozy fire. Icy temperatures and snow can’t reach you when you’re gathered around your wood-burning fireplace. This comfortable haven from the winter weather all starts with the fuel, with the wood. Have you ever thought about what type of wood you should be […]

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Meet Jacob!

Meet Jacob!

Meet Jacob: CMO’s Outfitter of the Month for January Jacob is a newer production assistant who has been instrumental in making sure jobs are set up properly for our production crews. Jacob is quickly becoming a big part of CMO’s future success. He is from North Carolina and currently lives in Indianapolis. 

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Freezing Temperatures Can Damage Your Chimney

Freezing Temperatures Can Damage Your Chimney

Winter weather can be harsh—on your skin, on your sinuses, on your morale. This weather can also be harsh on your chimney. Snow, ice and freezing temperatures can all lead to masonry chimney damage. It’s important to recognize any signs of that damage so that repairs can be made as soon as possible.

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How to Maximize Heat from a Wood-Burning Fireplace

How to Maximize Heat from a Wood-Burning Fireplace

We’ve been experiencing a real cold spell here in Indianapolis recently. While a wood-burning fire offers some much-needed ambiance and warmth on winter days, the heat provided is not always as substantial as you’d like when it’s 5℉ outside. When you’re fighting the freezing temperatures by your hearth, here are some tips to help maximize […]

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