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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Determine What Smells in Your Chimney and Fix It Once and For All

  All you want to do is sit in front of a warm fire on a weekend afternoon, but you may not get a chance if you smell something yucky as you go to light one. The odors that can come from chimneys can be quite unpleasant and no one is going to be able […]

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5 Things to Look for When Hiring a Chimney Sweep

Having your chimney cleaned and inspected once a year can help you prevent unnecessary chimney fires and carbon monoxide poisoning. It can also prevent large repair bills or chimney collapses, because the damage will be detected much sooner. It may seem like anyone can clean and inspect a chimney, but it reality, this job is […]

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5 Tips to Prepare Your Chimney and Fireplace for the Upcoming Winter

The upcoming winter means cold temperatures followed by freezing temperatures. During those winter days, you will want to do nothing more than curl up in front of a fire under a cozy blanket. Here are 5 tips to help you prepare for the upcoming winter: Prepare Your Fireplace Preparing your fireplace is much more than […]

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If You Miss Your Summer Chimney Cleaning Here are a Few Steps to Take

  While everyone knows the importance of annual and timely chimney cleaning, sticking to a regular summer schedule is not always possible. This is the ideal time to call a chimney sweep, and this allows plenty of time not just for a thorough check, but also repairs. If at the end of summer you find […]

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