Lots of homeowners wonder how often they should get their chimneys swept out. After all, here in Texas we don’t really use our chimneys too often. Our winters are short and usually not all that cold. Times for sitting by the fire are few and...

This year it looks like the Fourth of July may actually happen like it’s supposed to in San Antonio. Last year a record drought prompted officials to declare a fireworks ban that even grounded public firework events. The year before that, Hurricane Alex had just...