This Harsh Winter Weather Could be doing a Number on Your Chimney this Season

  You may think that your chimney is doing okay this winter, especially if it is pulling the smoke up and out of your home from all those fires you’ve been burning. However, the harsh winter weather we have been having may be wreaking havoc on your chimney and you may be none the wiser. […]

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How Cold Weather Affects Your Chimney and the Wildlife Near Your Home

  During the winter season many of our daily routines change. Much of the focus is on staying warm and keeping the home warm and comfortable. Before winter, steps should have been taken to prepare the home so that it can remain comfortable without being a strain on your budget. If you live in an […]

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Be Prepared for Spring with these Helpful Tips on Cleaning Out your Fireplace for the Season

Spring is coming, at some point, I think. I hope. I really, really hope. And that means that at some point, you are going to have to clean up your fireplace one last time before closing it down for the season. This may seem like a tedious task, but we promise that if you do […]

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4 Fireplace Accessories You Must Have in Your Home

You may think that you don’t really need anything to go with your fireplace other than wood. After all, it’s a big hole in the wall with a chimney that you throw that wood into and light it with a match. Not really a big deal, right? Well, there are a few things that we […]

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Which Chimney Liner Material is Best for Your Home?

  Did you know that there is a chimney liner inside your chimney? If you did, great! If you didn’t, well, you’re not alone. At least half of the homeowners we have talked to that have chimneys were not aware that their chimneys had liners. One of the reasons for this is that chimney liners […]

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Reasons Your Gas Fireplace Needs Cleaning and Maintenance

  One reason why people switch from wood burning stoves and fireplaces is the desire for less maintenance. This does not mean that a gas fireplace does not need maintenance. According to the Chimney Safety Institute of America, regular maintenance is important regardless of the type of fireplace you own. The Presence of Deposits When […]

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Start the Year Right with Some Crazy Chimney Sweep Trivia Facts

You may think that every chimney sweep is serious and dedicated to their job… While that is true, we do love ourselves a clean and safe chimney, we also have a lighter side. That side loves to share trivia facts that are interesting and unusual. Here are 7 crazy chimney sweep trivia facts that will […]

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Let’s Dispel Some More Popular Chimney Sweep Myths

  While many homeowners have a good amount of chimney knowledge, it still remains a source of a few myths. It is good to learn as much as you can about this heating source, but you should be aware that there is still some misinformation out there. Here are a few more chimney myths that […]

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Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

  It just dawned on us this week that this will be one of the last blog posts of the year! 2017 is quickly coming to an end. We’ve shared so much about chimney cleaning, chimney repair, and chimney inspections this year. We’ve met new clients and reconnected with regulars. We truly feel fortunate to […]

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7 Tips for Making Sure Your Chimney Sweep isn’t a Scammer

Scams are common across all industries and the chimney business is no different. We hear about scammers year after year, so we always try to spread the word through our blog and social media at least a few times a year. No Solicitors! Chimney professionals do not go door to door to drum up business; […]

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