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Information and articles for everything involved with chimney sweep and fireplaces practices, services, maintenance and repairs.

Chimney Crown Replacement

Chimney Crown Replacement

Chimney crown replacement may be necessary if your chimney crown, also known as the top plate or a chimney cap, is cracked or damaged. The crown plays a vital role in the protection of your chimney by sealing off the top portion of your chimney and shedding water away...

Poultice Creosote Remover

Poultice Creosote Remover

PCR is a revolutionary product designed to completely remove 3rd degree glazed creosote from flue tiles or stainless steel chimney liners. When PCR is applied, it dissolves the creosote and absorbs it. As it absorbs the creosote and dries, it loses its adhesive...

Level 1, 2 & 3 Chimney Inspections

Level 1, 2 & 3 Chimney Inspections

Even if you only use your hearth every so often, we advise that you have a professional look at all venting systems, chimneys, stove systems, and furnace flues to keep you and your family safe. The Chimney Safety Institute of America—and plenty of other fire safety...

Chimney Fire Prevention

Chimney Fire Prevention

Chimney Fire Prevention A chimney is an important piece of home safety. A chimney vents products of combustion (smoke and carbon monoxide) from your home and it allows you to heat your home (wood, pellet or coal stoves, fireplaces, non-direct vent gas and oil systems...

Preparing Your Chimney For Fall

Preparing Your Chimney For Fall

by Jeremy Biswell | Aug 16, 2018 The days are getting shorter, and the kids are soon heading back to school. Fall is right around the corner, and the chilly temperatures will be here before you know it. Is your chimney ready to keep you warm for all the cold days...