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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5 Things Your Chimney Sweep Will Check After They Clean Your Chimney

  You know that a professional chimney sweep will clean your chimney, but did you know that they do much more than that? Yes, it is true. Professional chimney sweeps check numerous items before they declare your chimney safe for use. Here are 5 things that your chimney sweep will check after they clean your […]

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Have Your Chimney Cleaned Regularly

A warm, toasty, romantic fire is almost a necessity during the cold and dreary winter months. While we know that you love those fires, we need to ask you an important question. When was the last time you had your chimney cleaned? If it has been more than a year since your last chimney inspection, […]

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Why an Annual Chimney Cleaning is Important

  Despite the fact that experts recommend annual chimney cleaning, there are some people who still don’t realize that this is important. The Chimney Safety Institute of America suggests that cleaning is necessary if there 1/8 of an inch of creosote deposits inside the chimney. The National Fire Protection Association has a slightly different view. […]

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Start Your New Year off Right with a Clean Chimney

  If you haven’t had the time to have your chimney cleaned and inspected, now it the time to get it done. After all, you are going to want to use your fireplace this holiday season, and you will want to ensure that it is safe and ready to go. Plus, we know that you […]

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3 Things that May be Lurking in Your Chimney

  You may think that your chimney is ready for its first fire of the season, but have you had it cleaned recently? If you haven’t then you may be surprised at what could be lurking inside your chimney. Here are 3 things that may be lurking in your chimney: Creosote Creosote is a tar-like […]

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It’s October Already! Holiday Decorations and Fireplaces Don’t Always Mix

We always try to raise awareness for holiday decorations, the fireplace, and the dangers they pose well in advance of the holiday season. We understand that you probably have Halloween decorations out already, so now’s a great time to remind you that they shouldn’t be close to the fireplace. We also hope that you’ve already […]

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