Washington Post features CSIA in story on #fireplace checkup advice

The holidays are fast approaching, and the Washington Post reports in its Nov. 5, 2014 edition on tips to consumers in an article titled, “Company’s coming: Is your house hospitality-ready?” written by Jura Koncius. The article is well-researched and contains a bevy of tips that range from plumbing to getting the guest bedroom ready. Of course, at the … More Washington Post features CSIA in story on #fireplace checkup advice

D-I-Y? Rethink that when the ‘honey do list’ includes chimney work

Last month we featured CSIA Director of Education Ashley Eldridge, speaking to a syndicated real estate radio show, urging caution to those do-it-yourself folks who were curious about tackling their fireplace and chimney to save a few dollars. “Unless someone is willing to get on the roof and risk ‘dusting’ their house just about every … More D-I-Y? Rethink that when the ‘honey do list’ includes chimney work