Keep Chimney Swifts Out This Summer

Birds are a migratory animal, meaning that they spend different months of the year in different locations. They travel north for the cold, harsh winter and relocate south for the warmer spring and summer months. One example of a migratory bird is a chimney swift, and...

Expert Masonry Repairs & Tuckpointing

In order to keep up with the Joneses, you must maintain the exterior of your home. You must regularly perform tasks such as mowing the lawn and maintaining the garden to help increase the aesthetic of your home. However, one area of exterior household care often...

Keep Your Ashes to Use During Spring

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Your teachers and parents slammed this simple, three word phrase into your brain early and often from a young age. However, it is correct and more practical than you might realize. Recycling and reusing items saves time and money while...

Have Your Chimney Cleaned Early

In Lexington, chimney maintenance is not on the common homeowner’s spring cleaning list. Since they are not in use, they are metaphorically out of sight but literally out of mind during the warmer spring and summer months. However, chimney maintenance this time of...

What Causes Chimney Leaks?

The Lexington, KY area sees an average of 46 inches of rain and 10 inches of snow each year. With this constant exposure to the elements, certain parts of your house are very susceptible to damage. One of these parts is your chimney system. Water brings significant...

Learning Your Chimney’s Anatomy

To the untrained observer, a chimney is simply a straight path that allows smoke to exit your home. However, this is not the case. The chimney system consists of many parts with a variety of purposes to safely and properly function. Read below to learn more about the...