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When to Clean Your Chimney to Keep Your Home Safe

The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the daffodils and tulips are in bloom. Spring has finally arrived after a long, cold winter. Your attention turns to the great outdoors. It is time to get out of the house, fire up the grill, maybe even gas up the lawnmower. As quickly as the […]

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Your Home Chimney Inspection Checklist to Help Professionals Identify Fireplace Risks

If you plan to use your fireplace this season, you need to make sure it’s safe. The best way to check for safety is to schedule a professional inspection. In the meantime, you can use this checklist to identify if your chimney may have an obvious issue. Is Your Chimney Odor-Free? What’s that smell? If […]

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How to Avoid Winter Fire Hazards Around Your Chimney & Fireplace

Sitting comfortably by the fireside on a chilly winter night is as classic an experience as they come. But if you don’t use your fireplace correctly or maintain your chimney, it also introduces a major risk to your health and home. The most common winter fire hazards involving your fireplace are easily avoidable as long […]

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Infographic: Chimney Cleaning Tips

  Infographic Text 3 Types of Chimney Deposits Soot – Black or brown colored composition of carbon particles and ash with a soft texture. Creosote – Unburned wood particles and condensed gasses form curly, flaky, or bubbly deposits in a brown or black color. Glaze – When creosote build ups so quickly that the layers […]

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