Why Summer is the Best Time to Get Your Chimney Inspected

July 18, 2017
Most people don’t think about their chimneys during the summer months because the last thing on your mind is the harsh cold of winter when the summer breeze is calling your name. There are however advantages to getting your chimney cleaned and inspected during the summer months: Easier scheduling: While...
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Don’t Forget Your Fireplaces this Summer

July 5, 2017
Just because the warmer weather is on its way doesn’t mean it isn’t the right time for your chimney inspection & cleaning. Just like your other appliances, proper maintenance is important to having a long life with your fireplace. Both gas & wood burning should be cleaned and inspected annually...
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What to Prepare for Each Season With Your Chimney

June 20, 2017
Making Sure your Using Seasoned Wood Seasoned wood is important because it reduces the moisture buildup and therefore reduces the creosote buildup in your chimney. Wood should be dried for at least 6 months before use to ensure the wood is dry enough for use. Removing Ash Buildup Removing ash...
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Ways to Minimize Creosote Build-Up

June 6, 2017
Creosote is a natural by-product of burning wood that originates from condensed wood smoke. Because of this any wood burning fireplace will eventually have a buildup of creosote in there chimney. While creosote is unavoidable, there are several ways to slow and reduce buildup as quickly. Making sure your burning...
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What to Expect During Your Fireplace & Chimney Inspection

May 23, 2017
When having your fireplace and chimney inspected annually there are certain things to expect during the process. If a sweep is CSIA certified you can expect quality service each time because the sweep will follow the procedures and codes set forth by the CSIA. During each inspection a sweep will...
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Why Do You Need a Fire Escape Plan

May 9, 2017
Fire safety is important for you and your family, and even if it never happens. Having the proper plan to keep everyone safe is necessary to being prepared for the worst. By just doing a couple things you can make sure your loved ones are safe. Talk with everyone in...
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