Summer Maintenance Tips that Will Keep Your Chimney in Tip Top Shape for Winter

Now that the summer season is about to kick off, spring cleaning should not be the only thing on your mind. Having used your fireplace throughout the previous winter, the chimney will need some attention. When you put together your summer home maintenance checklist, the chimney should be on it. With all this great summer […]

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Common Summer Chimney Problems and How to Defeat Them

While a chimney can make you more comfortable during the winter season, it needs maintenance to keep doing its job. The winter and rainy seasons take a toll on the structure, and this is not noticed until the warm summer months arrive. The warmer period can pose its own problems for the chimney that you […]

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Chimney Maintenance: Summertime Tips to Keep Your Chimney Healthy

Sunny days, warmer temperatures, and vacations galore – Summer has arrived! This is not generally the time of year that you are thinking about your chimney, but maybe you should be. A little maintenance now can save you a lot of headaches when the cold winter weather quickly approaches in a few short months. Our […]

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10 Little Things You Need to Know about Your Fireplace and Chimney

You have probably been looking at your fireplace and chimney for many years, yet you most likely know very little about both of them. They may keep you warm during those cold winter days and nights, but their history is more intriguing than you could ever imagine. Here are 10 little things that you should […]

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Include Your Chimney in Your Spring Cleaning

  The sun is shining, your windows are wide open, and the birds are chirping. Spring is finally in the air! The fresh air coming into your house from the outside is going to make you want to do some spring cleaning, so that everything inside your home smells fresh, just like the outdoors. You […]

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CSIA Chimney Sweep Tools of the Trade

  Everyone who grew up watching Disney movies remembers Dick Van Dyke covered in soot singing and dancing on the rooftops. His group of like-minded chimney sweeps and ragamuffins sang catchy little songs like Chim Chim Cheree and Step in Time while cleaning out chimneys throughout London. While this was a very fun movie to […]

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Clean Your Chimney After the Long Hard Winter

  Your fireplace worked hard keeping you and your family warm all winter long and now it is time for you to show it some love in return. The inside of your fireplace and your chimney are going to be covered in soot and creosote and you should have all that cleaned out before you […]

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Benefits of Routine Chimney Maintenance

  Despite the fact that chimney maintenance is so important, a few people tend to either forget about it, or put it off till the next year. Occasionally this is simply a failure to make it a part of the annual home maintenance schedule. If you talk to any qualified chimney technician, you will learn […]

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Spring is the Perfect Time for a Chimney Cleaning

  As soon as the warmer temperatures hit, you know that your chimney will not be working as hard as it did over the winter months. That is one of the primary reasons why you should get your chimney cleaned during the spring. You can have it cleaned and get that out of the way […]

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Make an Appointment to Have Your Chimney Cleaned after the Long Winter

  Your chimney has worked hard all winter long and it’s probably looking quite dirty inside. You may think that it’s okay for chimneys to look like that, but in reality, all of the build-up of creosote is dangerous for you and your family. Too much creosote may lead to your chimney catching on fire […]

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