Author Archives: Ed

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Repair?

If you need chimney repair services, you’re probably wondering how much it will cost. Before determining that amount, though, there’s an even more important question: Can I get my insurance company to pay for it? Generally speaking, you won’t have a specific “chimney insurance” policy, since that’s a niche form of coverage. Instead, you’ll be […]

When Should You Get a Chimney Sweep?

If you’ve recently bought a house with a chimney, or if you’re unhappy with your current cleaning schedule, you may be wondering, “When should I get a chimney sweep?” This is really two questions disguised as one: How often do I need to get my chimney swept? and What’s the best time of year to […]

Assessing and Remedying Chimney and Fireplace Drafts

At Creative Masonry & Chimney, our various chimney and fireplace services benefit our clients in both safety and comfort areas alike. Take our chimney sweep and cleaning services, for instance, which both keep your chimney and fireplace working safely and increase your basic comfort simultaneously through the elimination of debris or other contaminants that may […]

Top Areas for Summer Chimney and Fireplace Upkeep

With summer coming into full swing, homeowners with chimneys in their houses may naturally think of this as a down season for this area. The chimney and fireplace tend to be used less often in the summer than winter, so it’s understandable to assume that upkeep and overall concern for these areas are lower during […]