Why You Should Care about Dryer Vent Cleaning

  This is one area of a chimney sweep’s job that some homeowners are not too sure about. There are many conflicting views as to whether it is important to clean your dryer vent. Dirty dryer vents are one of the leading causes of house fires in the country. Dirty,...

Waterproofing your Chimney

  Chimneys are not something many homeowners think about at least not until there is a severe problem. Brick and mortar chimneys or masonry chimneys tend to take a lot of beating especially in the uppermost parts that extend above the level of the house. This part...

Water Penetration of Masonry Chimneys

  Are you completely at a loss when it comes to your chimney? I don’t mean this question to be offensive, but how often do you really think about your chimney? How much do you know about it and how often do you take it for granted? Sure you may know that it gets rid...

Water Leaks in Chimneys

  So what is the big deal about a damaged chimney anyway? You can still use it, can’t you? Whether you have a masonry or metal chimney, it can be very problematic not only if you have a water leak, but if that water leak is causing damage to the heating appliances...