Month: November 2021

How to Identify a Qualified Chimney Sweep

How to Identify a Qualified Chimney Sweep

How to identify a qualified chimney sweep. Maintaining the chimney and fireplace in your home is an important step to take to protect yourself and your family from incidents such as accidental fires and carbon monoxide poisoning. However, it is not always easy to find a qualified chimney sweep who you know you can trust […]

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The Importance of Smoke Chamber Parging

The Importance of Smoke Chamber Parging

The importance of smoke chamber parging. One important area of your fireplace that you may not think about very often is the smoke chamber. The smoke chamber sits just above the fireplace damper and is an open area where the fireplace first starts to channel smoke and other gases upward and out of the chimney. […]

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The Pros and Cons of Chimney Installation

The Pros and Cons of Chimney Installation

The pros and cons of chimney installation. Some people wonder whether it’s a good idea to install a chimney in their home. If you’ve always dreamt of having and operating a fireplace or wood stove, then the choice to build a chimney seems straightforward. But it may not be that simple.  A properly installed and […]

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Is a Chimney Sweep Necessary for Winter?

Is a Chimney Sweep Necessary for Winter?

Is a chimney sweep necessary for winter? Most people start lighting their fireplaces as the weather gets chilly. Who doesn’t enjoy snuggling by a roaring fire on a cold, dreary night? A fireplace can be a functional space that creates a warm, pleasant atmosphere in your home. But without proper maintenance, it can be hazardous […]

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New Homeowner’s Guide to an Indianapolis Chimney Sweep

New Homeowner’s Guide to an Indianapolis Chimney Sweep

New homeowner’s guide to an Indianapolis chimney sweep. Congratulations on becoming a homeowner! Owning a home can be an empowering moment in a person’s life, but it can also be overwhelming, especially for first-time homeowners. And if there’s a fireplace in your new home, making sure your chimney is clean should be at the top […]

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