Month: July 2018

When is the Best Time to Hire a Chimney Sweep in Nashville?

When is the Best Time to Hire a Chimney Sweep in Nashville?

Regular home maintenance is paramount. Many aspects of your Nashville, TN, home may need attention, but don’t let your chimney fall too far down on your list of priorities. The Chimney Safety Institute of America recommends an annual service performed by a certified chimney sweep. This service removes creosote buildup from your chimney keeping it […]

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5 Issues Commonly Identified During a Chimney Sweep and Inspection

5 Issues Commonly Identified During a Chimney Sweep and Inspection

Your chimney is a vital part of your Nashville, TN, home. It provides a way for you to heat your home and vent some of your appliances. The fireplace also adds timeless aesthetic appeal to the inside of your home. Chimneys require regular maintenance to function safely, efficiently and properly. Chimney & Masonry Outfitters (CMO) […]

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What Exactly Does a Chimney Sweep Do?

What Exactly Does a Chimney Sweep Do?

If you own a Nashville, TN, home with a chimney, you may know that most chimney care companies recommend having a certified chimney sweep come to your home annually for an inspection and professional cleaning. At Chimney & Masonry Outfitters (CMO), we concur with this consensus. An annual chimney inspection and sweep will keep your […]

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How to Prepare Your Nashville Home for a Chimney Sweep

How to Prepare Your Nashville Home for a Chimney Sweep

As a Nashville, TN,  homeowner, you know the importance of preparation. The last house project you did by yourself, whether it was touching up the paint on the trim of your house or adding a new garden in your backyard, took a little planning and preparation. The early steps of any project can make all […]

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Can You Use a Chimney Sweeping Log Instead of a Chimney Sweep

Can You Use a Chimney Sweeping Log Instead of a Chimney Sweep

A chimney sweeping log or a creosote sweeping log doesn’t do the same thing as a certified chimney sweep. It would be nice if you could pick up one of these logs at the hardware store or supermarket for your Nashville home and keep your chimney clear of creosote buildup. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case. […]

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How to Hire a Certified Chimney Sweep for Your Nashville Home

How to Hire a Certified Chimney Sweep for Your Nashville Home

Your fireplace and chimney need regular inspections and periodic repairs to function safely and efficiently, like all aspects of your home. A neglected fireplace and chimney can cause a myriad of issues, and some issues can be dangerous. Hiring a certified chimney sweep each year is one of the best ways to keep your chimney […]

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