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Fireplace Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

It is important to address fireplace safety rather than simply looking forward to staying cozy by the fire in winter. Risks are associated with the open flames in fireplaces and wood stoves. To avoid disaster, follow basics in fire safety, such as the fireplace safety tips that follow and that everyone should know. Tips on... Read more

Do I REALLY Need a Chimney Cleaning?

When it comes to chimney sweeping, many homeowners wonder if it is really necessary. Since there is no smoke or fire, everything must be working fine. Right? Not necessarily. Creosote build-up is the number one cause of house fires. It is also entirely preventable. Also, a chimney fire is not always noticeable. Many homeowners are... Read more

Winter Chimney Odor Issues

While burning wood in the fireplace on a chilly day, you are probably expecting to relax to the warm, soothing, and pleasant aroma of oak, chestnut, pine, or other favorite wood. Instead, a strange and unpleasant odor fills the room that worsens as the wood continues to burn and you’re wondering where it’s coming from.... Read more

Can Chimneys Get Repaired in the Winter?

Although not the best time of year, we can perform chimney repairs in the winter. The biggest obstacle, however, may be getting to your location as fast as you would like. Winter is the busiest time of year for chimney technicians. The higher call volume combined with the slick and snowy roads common in winter... Read more

Do Chimney Cleaning Logs Really Work?

Wood-burning fires create a wonderful ambiance, but the creosote they produce has many people wondering if chimney cleaning logs work. Creosote is highly flammable, and it creates more buildup in the flue with every log burned in the fireplace. The danger of creosote together with the frequency of chimney cleaning that might be needed motivates... Read more

 What Does A Chimney Sweep Service Provide?

Cleaning the chimney is one of the essential services that a chimney sweep provides. Accumulation of soot, creosote, ash, and other debris significantly increases the risk of a fire. A dirty chimney can also reduce indoor air quality expanding the potential for exposure to carbon monoxide fumes and other harmful contaminants that can cause serious... Read more