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thebeatonpath
Please shut off exterior water sources! We had one on the deck freeze and bust open spraying water everywhere! It was a costly lesson learned. Also use the faucet covers. So cheap and easy to use. We plan on replacing our attic door with an insulated one (we currently have a regular interior uninsulated door to our walk up attic). Ever seen "The Money Pit" movie? That's how I feel about all of the updates that need to be done to our home.
   
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Becky Harris
Clark when are you going to come over and do all this stuff at my house?
   
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Sara Parker

Our fireplace insert suddenly started letting smoke into the house. Now i'm afraid to use it. It is 30 years old but we have only used it 3 or 4 times a year to burn firewood. I don't know of any chimney sweeps here. It was windy that night. Any advice? I don't even know how to adjust the damper.

   

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