Chimney Restoration: Don’t Try Doing the Work Yourself

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Van Nuys and the surrounding areas are known for their beautiful, historic architecture. It is part of the reason so many people are willing to plunk down more than $360,000 for a single-family home from a bygone era. Unfortunately for homeowners, the California weather can be rough on those old homes, including the chimneys. Overtime,… Read more »

The Importance of a Chimney Sweep’s Certifications & Professional Memberships

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For homeowners that rely on a fireplace as a primary or supplemental heat source during winter months, the Chimney Safety Institute of America recommends having a safety inspection and cleaning of the home’s chimney or flue vent once a year. Homeowners who routinely neglect this crucial bit of home maintenance could be at risk for… Read more »