Month: July 2019

Do I Need My Chimney Cleaned?

Do I Need My Chimney Cleaned?

A chimney clean, more commonly known as a chimney sweep, removes the creosote or other buildup in a chimney’s flue to prevent hazardous fires and to aid in the efficiency of your chimney’s function. While the description might call up imagery of Victorian England rather than Nashville, Tennessee, keeping your chimney clean is as important […]

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6 Common Signs You Need a Masonry Repair Expert

6 Common Signs You Need a Masonry Repair Expert

While masonry is a stunning feature of your home or business, the wear and tear from Nashville weather can take its toll. Natural changes like soil shifting and settling can severely damage your masonry foundation. Given the intense Nashville seasons, you should carefully monitor the masonry on your home or business. Masonry and brick that […]

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What to Look for in a Chimney Inspection

What to Look for in a Chimney Inspection

Chimney inspection is a key part of keeping your home safe and sound. Damaged chimneys can lead to moisture and mold issues, exposure to carbon monoxide, risk of fire, and structural damage to your home. This may sound frightening, but fortunately, performing a regular chimney inspection will make it possible to repair damages and avoid […]

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How Often Do I Need a Chimney Sweep?

How Often Do I Need a Chimney Sweep?

The chimney is an important safety feature for your home. The chimney serves as an exhaust for the fireplace or wood-burning furnace of your home. Chimneys that are clogged with built-up soot will be less efficient, and potentially hazardous. Inefficient chimneys impact the burn of your fireplace and the flow of carbon monoxide from your […]

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Why Is My Chimney Pulling Away from My House?

Why Is My Chimney Pulling Away from My House?

If your chimney is starting to tilt to one side, you might just shake it off and tell yourself that it is simply an illusion. Do not ignore your gut; a leaning chimney is not only more common than you think, but it can also be dangerous in many ways. The best thing you can […]

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Chimney Sweeping Logs

Chimney Sweeping Logs

Even in Nashville, Tennessee, temperatures can get low. Unfortunately, a cozy wood burning fireplace is always going to be hazardous; every time wood combusts, it creates a flammable substance called creosote. One new popular solution is to buy a product called a Chimney Sweeping Log. Many homeowners believe that this eliminates all creosote and is […]

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The Ins and Outs of Front Porch Brick Repair

The Ins and Outs of Front Porch Brick Repair

Whenever people visit your home, they are likely going to see your front porch before anything else first. It’s where you meet and greet and people form their first impressions of your home. When your porch is in good working order, this is perfectly fine. When it’s in disrepair, it’s not only an eyesore, but […]

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