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How to Know When to Clean Your Chimney

Keeping your chimney clean and free of a creosote buildup is a safety feature. Chimney fires devastate homes. They often start in the smoke chamber shelf area, which is a critical though hard-to-reach area. If you can reach it with room to use a brush, and your soot buildup is on the light side, you Read more

A Brief History of the Chimney Sweep

Although the chimney sweeper has been around for several centuries, it is still an important profession today.  It was in 16th century England that fireplaces and chimneys began to proliferate. Oftentimes fireplaces were installed in every room of the house to provide heat. In 17th century England coal began to replace wood, which meant there Read more

Signs Your Chimney Needs Repairing

Everyone loves to sit by the fire and relax, read, or just feel cozy and warm. A fireplace adds appeal to any room and provides a desirable amount of heat in your home during winter. However, if not maintained properly, fireplaces can become dangerous and hazardous. It’s easy for a homeowner to take the structure Read more