The concept of a mortgaged home is illustrated by a dollar sign overlaid by a yellow house with a red chimney. As home values have declined in recent years, second mortgages have become less available to underwater homeowners.
A two-story prefabricated log home is built on a rural lot, complete with pine trees and mountain ranges. The large, sweeping porch allows the homeowners to enjoy views from all sides of the log home.
Electric fireplaces are a convenient way to add the warmth and ambiance of a fireplace, without the needs to a chimney, venting, or plumbing. They usually provide a choice of heat-only, flame-only, or both.
A stately stone home with a chimney and elaborate windows features two air conditioning units in dormered windows. While stone homes often stay cool in hot weather, attic rooms often need additional help to fight off heat and humidity.
With the romanticized but dangerous and dirty trade languishing, Pete Hawk captured chimney sweeps at work, toiling above treetops in the City of Light.
Pete Hawk and Evelyn Nieves. New York Times. Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:00:00 GMT.