The Purpose of Chimney Flashing

Have you ever gone outside and taken a good look at your house? What do you notice? Is it the beautifully manicured lawn or the neatly trimmed hedges? Or if it’s winter, is it the gentle stream of smoke rising steadily from the chimney? Maybe you have loose gutters,...

The Process of a Chimney Scan

When it’s time to have your chimney cleaned and inspected, it is time to call the team at Jiminy Chimney Masonry and Repair. Whenever you call a professional to service anything inside your home, it’s very important to check out their credentials. When it comes to...

Schedule a New Year’s Chimney Sweeping

The new year is here and it’s a great time to make a clean start in some different areas of your life. For some that could mean starting a new nutrition program, cutting out the sugars and adding more fruits and veggies. Maybe you’re going to bump up your exercise...

The Advantages of Using a Gas Fireplace Insert

A fireplace is an excellent way to make a home feel welcoming and cozy. Having a fire burning when guests arrive is just inviting them to gather around and visit, sharing good memories and good food. But if you’re inviting guests over, you’ve got more to think about...

The Advantages of Using a Wood Stove

It’s the beginning of November, and the chill is definitely in the air! The waiting game is on, knowing that at any time snow could begin to fly. The breeze is getting colder and you can feel that winter is right around the corner. If you’re lucky enough to own a wood...

Selecting the Right Firewood for Your Fireplace

A warm, crackling fire in the fireplace is what many people look forward to on those cold fall nights. If you were thinking ahead, you probably spent some time this summer getting a stockpile of firewood. Even if you didn’t go out and chop firewood, you are probably...

The Enjoyment of an Outdoor Fireplace

There are so many things to enjoy during the fall season. Hiking through the woods and looking at the red, yellow, and orange leaves, watching high school football games on Friday nights, tailgating in the parking lot before a college football game, raking leaves,...