There’s a Squirrel in my Chimney! What to Do

June 4, 2019
Ah, spring. The birds are chirping, the bees are buzzing, and the squirrels…are hopefully in the trees, and not in your chimney. Unfortunately, ‘tis the season to find something small and fluffy (or feathery) hanging out in your chimney flue, and the season where we spend the most time fishing...
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How to Stop Chimney Swifts from Invading Your Chimney

April 24, 2019
Now that it’s spring, you’ve probably noticed birds building nests in trees, bushes, empty mailboxes, and pretty much any other spot they can find. One place you really don’t want birds nesting? In your chimney. The very worst offender is probably the chimney swift, who can occupy chimneys in the...
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The 5 Most Common Chimney Issues

January 13, 2019
This article will help you identify the five most common issues that will occur with ownership of a chimney. If you experience any of these issues, contact your local chimney sweep to help resolve them immediately. Creosote Owning a wood burning fireplace and can be very relaxing and great way...
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Chimney Swifts: What Are They & How Can I Remove Them From My Chimney?

May 4, 2018
  What Are Chimney Swifts? Chimney swifts are small birds that often reside inside of chimneys and air shafts. Their natural habitat is a large hollow tree, which they use to nest in the forests of North America that are becoming scarce due to deforesting. Chimney swifts are quite aerial...
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