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Now that fall has arrived, you are most likely getting your home ready for colder weather and making sure your fireplace and chimney are ready for winter. Damaged bricks and mortar joints can further deteriorate during the winter, so it is very important…

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Preparing your home for colder weather is an important task for homeowners, and making a fall home maintenance checklist is a great way to organize what you need to do. Ensuring you are taking care of everything you should is much easier when you have a…

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As the colder months of the year are approaching, it is time to start thinking about heating your home this winter. If you are looking for a way to reduce your heating costs, you may be interested in learning more about zone heating. This type of heating…

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You know that summer is coming to an end when it is time to get your kids ready to go back to school. The arrival of fall also means you need to start preparing your home for cooler temperatures. One home maintenance task that should be on your fall to-do…

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If you have been disappointed by the heating efficiency of your old masonry fireplace, you may want to consider updating it with a gas fireplace insert. As much as you may love your open wood-burning fireplace, it can have an efficiency rating as low as…

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The last days of summer are here, and you are probably trying to fit as much summer fun for you and your family as possible before fall arrives. This can be a very busy time of the year as you are getting your kids prepared to go back to school with new…

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Every summer, American Chimney & Masonry receives calls from our customers asking for help getting rid of unpleasant chimney odors. …Continue reading →

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In order to work efficiently and safely, your chimney system needs several components, including a liner. Modern building codes require installing a chimney liner in newly constructed chimneys, but if you live in an older home, your chimney could be…

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To be sure your fireplace and chimney will work smoothly during the fall and winter months, you need to have any necessary repairs completed during the summer. Having your chimney swept and inspected now gives you plenty of time to have any needed work…

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While the sounds of birds singing can be a happy sign of spring’s arrival, you do not really want to hear it coming from your chimney. If you have heard birds chirping, squirrels scurrying, or other animal sounds inside your chimney, you most likely have…
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