Chimney Sweeping: Why it Matters so Much

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Keeping your chimney clean and in good repair is essential to the health of your family. It is a vital component of your home that removes dangerous gases, such as carbon monoxide, from the air inside your home. Not to mention creosote, as you might have guessed is extremely flammable, and a fire that starts… Read more »

Chimney Inspection with Winter Right around the Corner

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Getting ready for winter may mean taking care of your landscaping and looking into insulating your home. While these are definitely good things to do, you should also pay special care to get the chimney in your home inspected. Having a thorough chimney inspection Pasadena CA done can tell you a lot about whether it’s… Read more »

The Luck of the Chimney Sweep

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Did you know it’s good luck to see a chimney sweep on your wedding day?  To truly experience the ultimate in good luck, be sure the bride gets a kiss and the groom a handshake from this unlikely harbinger of fortuity. The tradition dates back to the 1700s when King George II was riding his… Read more »

Chimney Maintenance

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Nothing beats the warm, ambient atmosphere that a fireplace can provide; however, the chimneys that provide ventilation for your fires need periodic maintenance and cleaning, much like most other things. Over time, chimneys gather creosote, a carbonaceous chemical. The sticky layer of creosote that resides on the inside walls of your chimney is highly flammable; because of this, it… Read more »

Taking Care of a Vacant Rental? Get Chimney Cleaning Before You Put Up a Listing

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The moment you find out that your tenant will move out of your rental in the near future, you want to start preparing for their departure. Investing in preventive maintenance, repairs, and house cleaning are all things that you will need to do before you list the rental again. But, if you have a chimney, you… Read more »

Considering a Chimney Build?

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Chimneys are a beautiful and stately feature on any home.  They add allure, coziness, and character to the architecture.  Chimneys are also very practical for the warmth and value they add to your home.  Constructing a fireplace in a new or old home, or a commercial space is a job that requires care and expertise.  Proper knowledge… Read more »