4 Chimney Sweeping Myths Debunked

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As a responsible homeowner in Los Angeles, CA, you know that routine chimney cleanings can keep your home safer when you’re using your fireplace. However, like many home repair and maintenance tasks, there are always going to be a few misconceptions that stump or confuse homeowners. At Fiddler on the Roof Chimney Service, our team… 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 »