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How to Fix a Leaking Chimney

How to Fix a Leaking Chimney

Few home wear and tear problems are as frustrating as a leaky chimney, as there are so many reasons why a chimney might leak and because of the sometimes permanent damage, it can cause to your home. From rusted fireplace and chimney parts to water stains on your ceiling or walls, a leaking chimney is […]

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Does My Fireplace Flue Need to be Closed or Open?

Does My Fireplace Flue Need to be Closed or Open?

Have you ever wondered about how to work your fireplace flue? In what situations should it be open? When should it be closed? Are there any ramifications to having it open or closed at the wrong times? Find answers here, plus some useful tips. What’s a Fireplace Flue? A fireplace flue is the metal ductwork, […]

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Key Elements of Fireplace Design

Key Elements of Fireplace Design

There are two main aspects of fireplace design. The first aspect is about function. Your firebox, the hidden shelf above the firebox, and the flue must be installed properly to avoid smoke blowing into the house. The second aspect of fireplace design is face value. How does the fireplace look to you and others who […]

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How to Put Out a Fire in a Fireplace

How to Put Out a Fire in a Fireplace

The cold weather is fast approaching. Pretty soon you’ll want to cozy up in front of a crackling fire. Worried about those rogue sparks that land on your floor? Now you don’t have to be. Here’s a step-by-step guide to putting out a fire so you can have peace of mind as you turn in […]

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Best Way to Fix My Fireplace

Best Way to Fix My Fireplace

Best way to fix my fireplace. Oh, no! What’s wrong with my fireplace?A fireplace is a welcome asset to any home. But, like anything else, it needs regular care and maintenance to keep it in its best shape. It’s worth noting that different types of fireplaces have different issues. Here are some of the most […]

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Fireplace Installation Must-Haves

Fireplace Installation Must-Haves

Fireplace installation must-haves. There’s nothing like a home improvement project to get you in a good mood. If you’re having a new fireplace installed, perhaps you’ve thought about the things you might need to care for it and make it unique. Here are some of the essentials you need for a new fireplace.  Wood-Burning Fireplace […]

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Sales Position

Sales Position

Working at Chimney & Masonry Outfitters, means working for the leading fireplace and masonry company in our industry within the Indianapolis and Nashville areas. We pride ourselves in “exceeding expectations at all costs.” We are looking to hire a Sales Representative to join the CMO team. If you’re serious about your next job, CMO is […]

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We Are the Certified Chimney Sweep

We Are the Certified Chimney Sweep

The Indianapolis burning season is right around the corner, which means you need your annual chimney sweep and inspection if you haven’t already gotten it. Your chimney sweep and inspection will clear your chimney from debris and creosote buildup, making sure it runs efficiently and reducing the chances of a chimney fire. 

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Preparing for Winter with Fireplace Repair

Preparing for Winter with Fireplace Repair

Indianapolis winter is fast approaching, and that means it’s time to prepare your home. While you’re making your winter checklist, you must think about your fireplace. If you’re fortunate enough to have a fireplace in your Indianapolis home, then you’ll certainly want to enjoy its warmth and comfort during the chilly winter months. That’s why […]

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Purchasing a Gas to Wood Fireplace

Purchasing a Gas to Wood Fireplace

You have a gas fireplace in your home. But what if you yearn for more? Let’s face it. There’s nothing like the warm glow of a roaring wood fire.  So, is it possible to convert a gas fireplace to a wood fireplace? The short answer is yes, but you have to have the appropriate setup.

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