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What Can I Use for a Fireplace Hearth?

What Can I Use for a Fireplace Hearth?

What can I use for a fireplace hearth? The fireplace hearth plays a huge role in the aesthetics of your fireplace, but it’s also important for safety. Whether remodeling or installing a fireplace in your Nashville home, it’s important to select the right fireplace hearth for your space. 

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How Long Should a Chimney Crown Last?

How Long Should a Chimney Crown Last?

How long should a chimney crown last? Many Nashville homes have a sought-after fireplace and chimney. Chimneys are their own small structures, and they can add an appealing visual element to the outside of your home. Keeping your chimney strong and beautiful for many years is important for the value of your home. Understandably, many […]

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What to Look For in a Certified Chimney Sweep

What to Look For in a Certified Chimney Sweep

It’s time to have your chimney inspected. Who should you hire for the job? What qualities should you look for in a certified chimney sweep? Reliability Look for online reviews about your chimney sweep. Chances are, an underperforming chimney sweep or one who overcharges will have a trail of reviews to prove it. On the […]

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How a Chimney Flue Works

How a Chimney Flue Works

For Nashville homeowners with a fireplace, understanding the basic components of a chimney is important. Knowing the primary parts of your chimney will allow you to be a more responsible fireplace owner and give you a base for identifying issues. 

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The Process of Fireplace and Chimney Inspections

The Process of Fireplace and Chimney Inspections

It’s about that time again, time for your annual fireplace and chimney inspection. “Really?” you say. “Wasn’t that guy just here? Was it that long ago? Why do we need an annual inspection, anyway?” The short answer is safety. Your expert technician will investigate any problems there may be with the chimney that could be […]

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The Average Lifespan of a Chimney Liner

The Average Lifespan of a Chimney Liner

The average lifespan of a chimney liner. To keep your chimney in great shape for many years, you’ll need a high-quality, durable chimney liner. The chimney liner, or flue liner, is installed inside of the chimney, and it helps protect your chimney walls. Whether you already have a liner or are looking for one now, […]

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Proper Frequency of Chimney Maintenance

Proper Frequency of Chimney Maintenance

With winter fast approaching in Nashville, any homeowner with a fireplace will be hearing a lot about chimney maintenance. Rightly so, keeping your chimney in pristine condition is critical for efficient, safe fires. A damaged chimney is a huge problem and a major safety hazard. Clearly, chimney maintenance is important. 

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Different Types of Fireplace Hearth

Different Types of Fireplace Hearth

When designing your fireplace hearth, there are several variables to consider. What kind of hearth would look best in the room? What functions will it serve? Will it be a raised hearth or a flush hearth? Will you use limestone or brick? This article explores different fireplace hearth styles and the materials most commonly used […]

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The Details of a Gas Chimney

The Details of a Gas Chimney

A gas chimney is popular across the country, including with Nashville homeowners. Many newer homes are built with gas fireplaces, and some homeowners with wood-billed burning fireplaces consider changing for a gas fireplace. 

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What’s a Chimney Chase?

What’s a Chimney Chase?

A chimney chase is the long, narrow space that runs from the fireplace up the chimney and through the roof. The chimney chase houses the flue pipe. It’s what you probably think of when you hear the word “chimney,” that rectangular structure on the roof of your house that smoke comes out of. They are […]

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