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Do chimney sweeps go on roof?

Do chimney sweeps go on roof?

Our clients frequently ask us questions on chimney sweeping, especially its process, and if the technician would require to get to the roof for cleaning the chimney. A short answer to this is YES! It may be a personal preference of every technician or company, but...

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What does chimney sweep do?

What does chimney sweep do?

Sometimes we get questions from our clients regarding chimney sweeping. They want to know what a chimney sweep does.  In this blog, we will explain a chimney sweep’s role and how their services could help you maintain an efficient and safer fireplace. The main role of...

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How long does it take to clean a chimney?

How long does it take to clean a chimney?

If you are wondering how much time it takes to clean a chimney, you should seek professional advice. Your chimney needs to be cleaned either once or twice a year while using the fire on a daily basis or burning solid fuels like wood and coal. Sweeping removes soot,...

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What happens if you don’t clean your chimney?

What happens if you don’t clean your chimney?

Having a fireplace can be one of life’s simple pleasures. Who doesn’t like sitting next to the open fire with friends and family? Along with having a fireplace, however, comes the matter of paying attention to your chimney’s cleanliness and safety. If you have ever...

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How can I tell if my chimney needs cleaning?

How can I tell if my chimney needs cleaning?

Many homeowners probably don’t give attention to it, but the significance of a chimney working in good condition cannot be ignored.  Yes, you indeed need to regularly clean your chimney to keep it in good shape.  What is the right time to clean it? When can I tell...

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How Often Do You Need To Clean Your Chimney?

How Often Do You Need To Clean Your Chimney?

A fireplace is a sought-after luxury in most homes in Plano, Texas - but if you’re not paying attention to the cleanliness and safety of your chimney, you could be putting your home and family at risk. If you’ve ever found yourself wondering when you need to have your...

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Why are my chimney bricks spalling?

Why are my chimney bricks spalling?

Just like other areas of your home, chimneys too can have different problems and defects, making them less efficient and unsafe to use. One of the most common obstacles you might run into is spalling. Most of the time, spalling is a result of water seeping into the...

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What you need to know about gas fireplaces

What you need to know about gas fireplaces

One of the most effective ways to decide if a product will work for you is to ask questions about it. And when it comes to gas fireplaces, there can be plenty of questions to ask. With that in mind, we have answered some of the most pressing questions prospective gas...

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How to Assess and Repair a Leaking Chimney

How to Assess and Repair a Leaking Chimney

Well, it’s springtime once again and the storms are coming through every couple of days. Most of the time we are thankful for the rain and happy to see our lawns and gardens come back to life, but if you have a leaking chimney it can create a sense of foreboding that...

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