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Posted by & filed under Chimney Sweeps

Chimney sweeps have been around for centuries, and, during that time, they’ve acquired some fascinating and unique lore, as befits the interesting service they’ve provided. According to legend, in 1066 a chimney sweep saved the life of King William of Britain. The sweep “swept” the king to safety from a runaway carriage. The grateful king… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Chimney Restoration

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 »

Posted by & filed under Certifications, Fiddler on the Roof

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 »

Posted by & filed under Chimney Inspection

Fireplaces are wonderful things that can add value to your home and create a homey atmosphere when lit. Like the rest of your home, your fireplace needs regular maintenance, cleaning and inspection. Every one to three years, you should have a Level 1 inspection done of your chimney. A Level 1 inspection is a visual… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Fiddler on the Roof

In our efforts to provide our customers with the best web experience possible, we’ve started accounts on some major Social Media platforms through which we can provide you with more tips, information and vital chimney care news. Keep up with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and here on our Blog — the links to all… Read more »