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One Inspection Will Solve Three Major Problems

Don’t Neglect This Important Maintenance – Annual Chimney Inspection by Dave Lamb – dave@mychimneys.com It’s that time of year to enjoy s’mores and hot chocolate by a cozy fire on a cold winter night, but first some important maintenance must be taken care of. To avoid chimney problems and health risks ruining the holiday season,... Read more

Why should I care about my Chimney Liner

What exactly is a Chimney Liner and Why Should I Care? by Dave Lamb – dave@mychimneys.com Chimney liners are an important safety feature and protective layer of chimneys that many know little about. The chimney liner is the material that covers the inside of the chimney flue to protect the chimney from combustion products and... Read more

Is Your Clothes Dryer a Potential Fire Hazard?

Every year thousands of fires are caused by clothes dryers in the United States.   Last year in Ansonia, Connecticut, for instance, an apartment complex caught fire due to an overheated dryer; and three families were displaced.  In early 2013, a clothes dryer caught fire in a house in Bethel, Connecticut.  Statistics show that there are... Read more

Why is it Important for Chimney Sweeps to be CSIA Certified?

Have you ever considered visiting a dentist for health problems unrelated to your teeth and gums?  In a small way it makes sense, since dentists are exposed to medical training.  The problem is that dentists are highly trained in matters related to the mouth and typically no other parts of the body.  Compare this scenario... Read more

Possible Reasons for Drafty Fireplace Woes

Does your home smell like smoke because of a drafty fireplace or wood stove?  This is one of the most common chimney woes that people deal with, and there are many possible causes of the problem.  A professional chimney sweep knows just what to look for, but you can possibly determine the root of the... Read more

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