Our Chimney Sweeps Want You to Know These Things About House Fires

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House fires are very common in the winter months, especially in homes with wood-burning fireplaces. Knowing as much as you can about house fires can help you avoid some of the most common causes of them, which is why we would like to provide you with the following information. Chimney Fires Often Go Undetected  Chimney… Read more »

The Basics of a Chimney Inspection

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A chimney is an amazing addition to any house. However, sometimes people forget how much work they are to maintain. Having a chimney inspection performed is critical to making sure your fireplace is in proper working order. Below is a list of items that are commonly performed during an inspection. This process takes less than… Read more »

Is Chimney Cleaning Really That Important?

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When people think about house cleaning and home maintenance, chimney cleaning rarely comes to mind. But regularly neglecting your chimney could really cost you. A clean chimney ensures a fully efficient fireplace, which can save homeowners thousands over time. Frequent chimney cleaning also lowers the amount of smoke that can enter a house while the… Read more »

What to Keep Out of Your Fireplace

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Fireplaces are designed strictly to burn seasoned wood; however, that doesn’t stop a number of people from burning other things in them. Burning the wrong items can be harmful in more ways than one, which is why our chimney sweeps recommend you avoid placing the following things in your fireplace. Paper Products It’s perfectly acceptable… Read more »