What’s that smell?

It’s that time of year. The weather is warming up, the humidity is starting to rise, and people are nearly done using their fireplaces for the year.  It’s that time of year when we start to get calls that start out with, “My fireplace smells smoky.”  What is that smell and what can be done […]

Sizzlin’ Summer Tips

It’s summertime and it is hot and humid.  We are in the heart of our outdoor masonry season, rebuilding chimneys, constructing outdoor fireplaces, and sprucing things up with stucco and veneer stone. Here are some of the frequently asked questions we receive in the office during these balmy days: Q:  My fireplace smells like bacon. […]