Chimney Problems During Summer

The summer offers a chance to tend to chimney matters that can’t be addressed when smoke is pouring out of it — namely, in the colder months. Let’s discuss summer chimney issues, as well as maintenance and repair opportunities the summer provides. Chimney Odor Odor,...
Value of a CSIA-Certified Chimney Sweep

Value of a CSIA-Certified Chimney Sweep

You’ve heard of the CIA. Perhaps you know a CPA. Maybe you know someone who is in the CSEA. But what do you know about the CSIA? The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) certifies technicians so that they have the skills and tools to clean your chimney properly....
Winter Snow’s Impact On Your Chimney

Winter Snow’s Impact On Your Chimney

Let’s face it: our winters here in the Northeast have no shortage of freezing and thawing cycles, snow-covered rooftops, and resulting damage to chimneys. In spite of Mother Nature’s annual winter barrage, many people continue to overlook the need for chimney system...