Month: January 2020

How To Clean Wood Ash Out Of Your Fireplace

How To Clean Wood Ash Out Of Your Fireplace

Your fireplace is an ideal centerpiece for your Nashville home, that serves as a hub for cozy nights and family gatherings. Wood-burning fireplaces are still a common choice in new homes and are very prevalent in older homes. While you do not necessarily need to clean out ash after ever fire, you will eventually need […]

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How To Use a Gas Fireplace Effectively

How To Use a Gas Fireplace Effectively

Gas fireplaces are quickly gaining popularity as an alternative heating source in Nashville homes. With a gas fireplace, there is no need to source real wood, and gas fireplaces are highly efficient. Generally, gas fireplaces are easy to use and require minimal maintenance. Here we explain the best practices for using the gas fireplace in […]

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Spring The Right Chimney Sweep Season

Spring The Right Chimney Sweep Season

The best way to protect your chimney and keep it working its best is with a yearly chimney sweep and inspection from an experienced professional. While there is definitely no wrong time to schedule your chimney sweep, spring is the ideal season to have the chimney of your Nashville home professionally swept and inspected. Here […]

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Is It Necessary To Repoint My Brick?

Is It Necessary To Repoint My Brick?

In order for masonry to maintain its aesthetic and structural value, it must be properly cared for. This means staying on top of maintenance and addressing any repairs as soon as possible. Damaged mortar is a serious concern that can lead to irreparable damage to your entire mason structure. Repointing, or tuckpointing, is a process […]

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When To Start Planning a Masonry Repair  

When To Start Planning a Masonry Repair  

Masonry gives your Nashville home a charming, timeless look. Generally, masonry is very durable and will last a long time. However, harsh winter weather and the wear and tear over time may damage your masonry. Once you notice the red-flags of masonry damage like bulging bricks, cracked bricks, or deteriorating mortar, it is time to […]

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Is It Too Late For A Chimney Sweep?

Is It Too Late For A Chimney Sweep?

Chances are, you have been enjoying the fireplace in your Nashville home since fall. If you were unable to get your chimney sweep done before the burning season, you may think it is too late for a chimney sweep. Even if you have been regularly using your chimney sweep, it is not too late for […]

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