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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 […]

Spotting and Avoiding Chimney and Masonry Scammers

At Creative Masonry & Chimney, we’re proud to serve as your one-stop shop for all chimney and masonry services. From chimney sweeps and basic maintenance services to full masonry repairs and contracting needs, we’ve got you covered for an affordable rate. Unfortunately, we’re aware that not all “professionals” in our industry are quite as reputable […]

Signs Your Home Needs Chimney Sweeping Services

For any home that contains a fireplace and chimney, chimney sweeps and cleaning services are a must. Valuable for keeping an important area clear of debris and allowing proper air flow, among other things, chimney sweep services are simple and affordable. At Creative Masonry & Chimney, we’re proud to offer high-quality chimney sweep services to all […]

Understanding and Preparing for Chimney Sweep Services

When it comes to the basic maintenance and upkeep of both your fireplace and chimney, chimney sweeping services are atop the list of simple services. Vital for keeping things both safe and efficient in these important home areas, chimney sweeps are affordable services that help ward off far more expensive and time-consuming issues down the […]

Chimney Inspections: NFPA 211 Chimney Safety Standards

Before January, 2000 were done at the discretion of chimney sweeps who were not required to follow any specific policy or guidelines. This created a cause and effect situation in which many chimneys were left uninspected, or poorly checked, when they were actually in a serious state of disrepair. The end result was a high […]

Identify Chimney Issues Before Disaster Strikes

Have you inspected your chimney lately? Always figured it looked a bit ‘off’ but it was only cosmetic? Black stains are not just a normal sign of smoke. White stains can be many things, but most likely not just too many local pigeons. From the ground, odds are you’ve no way to see if maybe […]

Creative Masonry & Chimney Announces Wöhler Distributorship

We would like to announce that Creative Masonry & Chimney has recently been appointed as a national distributor for Wöhler Techonologies, a German manufacturer of equipment for visual inspection, measuring instruments and chimney cleaning tools. When it comes to chimney inspection and cleaning equipment, Wöhler brand products are recognized as the “Cadillac” of the industry […]

Concrete Repair Improves Your Home’s Appeal, Safety and Value

Nothing quite says dated and unsafe about a house like the deteriorated concrete of cracked and spalled driveways, foundations, patios, steps, and walks. Expert Concrete Repair will greatly improve your home’s curb appeal and value, as well as make it attractive and safe for you and your visitors. What causes concrete damage? We all know […]

The Benefits of Installing a Patio on your Property

When it comes to adding appeal to your property, a patio installation will work wonders. As we contemplate our next landscaping project, we dream of time spent outdoors and what structure will provide the most comfort. A patio provides your property with versatility and character, allowing you to upgrade or enhance its appearance when you […]

Common Signs You Need Your Chimney Repaired

Maintaining your chimney is a crucial aspect of ensuring your home’s heating system is safe and effective. Your chimney can have a long lifespan, but the elements it is exposed to on a daily basis can cause the material to deteriorate and leave your home in danger. Unless you are consistently using your fireplace, it’s […]