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

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...

What is Chimney Relining, and Why is it Needed?

What is Chimney Relining, and Why is it Needed?

The lining is one of the most important parts of your chimney, and it can be costly to replace.  When you are dealing with paying the cost of a new flue, it can help to know why a liner needs to be replaced and what types of chimney lining are available.  The...

Level 1, 2 & 3 Chimney Inspections

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...

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...

Top Fireplace Design Trends of 2018

Top Fireplace Design Trends of 2018

When you think of up and coming design trends, you may think of runway high fashion or the next great gadget released by Apple or Google sure to change our lives forever!  However, as technology and interior design evolves, fireplace manufacturers are constantly...