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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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Understanding Your Fireplace Damper

Understanding Your Fireplace Damper

If you’ve ever filled your house with smoke just after starting a roaring fire, then you’ve probably wondered how a fireplace damper works. Unfortunately, a house full of smoke is a common signal that the damper has not been properly adjusted for fireplace use. What is a fireplace damper? Think of a chimney damper like […]

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How to Safely Remove Wood Ashes From Your Fireplace

How to Safely Remove Wood Ashes From Your Fireplace

The burning of solid fuels in your stove, fireplace or insert, be it wood, coal or pellets, will inevitably leave behind ashes that need to be removed, regardless of how efficiently your particular unit burns. These remaining ashes must be removed periodically to prevent them from harming both the performance and durability of your unit. […]

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How Much Does Fireplace Repair Cost?

How Much Does Fireplace Repair Cost?

Want to make sure your chimney and fireplace are in safe, working order for the winter? Call 317-500-1250 or visit our website us to schedule an assessment so you can keep your home warm all winter long!

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Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays

Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays

From holiday candles to Christmas trees, dangling garlands and fireplaces, seasonal decorations can often be hazardous if not properly put up with care, or if it’s placed next to a potentially dangerous item. Follow our fire safety tips to keep your holidays safe for you, your family and your guests. Inspect your lights before hanging […]

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What is the cost of a chimney inspection?

What is the cost of a chimney inspection?

Whether you’re burning logs or firing up the gas fireplace, chimney maintenance should be a top priority every year. Standard and basic chimney inspection costs vary depending on roof accessibility and the type of chimney you need inspected, but generally speaking you can plan to spend about $100 to $250. Chimneys left unclean are a […]

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What is a chimney inspection?

What is a chimney inspection?

A chimney inspection is a service performed to look for buildups and blockages, followed by sweeping to remove problems inhibiting performance. In this article, we will outline what is involved in a good chimney sweep, as well as the three different levels of a chimney inspection that are available to you. A good chimney company […]

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How the Freezing and Thawing Cycle Can Affect Your Chimney

How the Freezing and Thawing Cycle Can Affect Your Chimney

The freeze/thaw cycle can cause significant damage to the bricks and the mortar of your chimney. Indiana weather can be all over the place sometimes, and although those surprise warm and sunny days we get in the middle of February are nice, did you ever stop to think what that nice, warm weather is doing […]

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Will Homeowners Insurance Cover Chimney Repairs?

Will Homeowners Insurance Cover Chimney Repairs?

When it comes to homeowners insurance covering chimney repair, there is good news and bad news. The good news is, damage that occurs as a result of a sudden, unexpected incident will usually be covered. The not-so-good news is that any damage resulting from normal wear and tear is typically never covered. To determine if […]

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When to Call in a Chimney Sweep for Help

When to Call in a Chimney Sweep for Help

As we approach the cold winter months, many people are wondering when a good time to call a chimney sweep may be. In short: now. Before you start using it on a regular basis. As a general rule of thumb, we recommend hiring a chimney sweep once a year, and in this post we will […]

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