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Preparing your chimney for fall

Preparing your chimney for fall

The days are getting shorter, and the kids are soon heading back to school. Fall is right around the corner, and the chilly temperatures will be here before you know it. Is your chimney ready to keep you warm for all the cold days ahead? Now is the perfect time to...
Summer Is Chimney Repair Season!

Summer Is Chimney Repair Season!

Are your chimney and fireplace ready for the fall? If not, start thinking about your chimney repairs now! Summer is chimney repair season for many reasons. First and foremost, warm, dry weather is ideal for working outside and for applying masonry materials, which...
Diagnosing Chimney Odors In Kansas City

Diagnosing Chimney Odors In Kansas City

There’s an unfortunate truth about chimneys…sometimes, they stink. Chimney odors become more common in the summer months when moisture in the chimney heats up on hot, humid summer days. While stinky chimneys are a frustrating reality, you don’t have to live with...
What is a prefabricated fireplace?

What is a prefabricated fireplace?

If you’re looking to add a fireplace to your home, your mind probably turns first to the style you’d like to achieve and the fuel type you prefer. There’s one other fireplace decision you’ll have to make when you begin shopping around: traditional masonry fireplace or...