Month: November 2018

When Is Chimney Removal Necessary?

When Is Chimney Removal Necessary?

For the record, before we get to the answer, chimney removal does not consist of a couple of guys with sledgehammers pounding away at your chimney. Not with the professionals at Chimney & Masonry Outfitters, anyway. We’re just speaking for ourselves – that is certainly not the best and most safe way to conquer this […]

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What Causes Creosote?

What Causes Creosote?

Simply put, creosote is the by-product of burning wood. And simply put, the cause of creosote is from smoke, water vapor, gases, unburned wood particles, hydrocarbon, tar fog and minerals that all go up into the chimney to exit the home. These particles are hot when they rise, and as they rise in the cooler […]

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Why Does My Chimney Smell?

Why Does My Chimney Smell?

Homeowners will occasionally call in inquiring about smells coming from their chimney. The chimney is designed and constructed to pull air up and out, however, there are a few common reasons you may be experiencing what industry professionals refer to as a drafting issue – when air is coming back in through the chimney. It […]

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