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Chimney Sweep Legends and Lucky Lore

Lucky Chimney Sweep Legends, Lore and Traditions

Why are Chimney Sweeps Lucky? Chimney sweep legends, lore and traditions were born with the invention of the chimney and have flourished every since.  What are these legends and how did they originate? Why Is It Good Luck to Have

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Ways to Spruce Up Fireplace for Christmas

Beautiful fireplace decorated for Christmas

Use these 6 ideas to spruce up the fireplace for Christmas and your holiday guests: 1.   Clean out the ashes. A fireplace full of ashes (like an ashtray full of ashes) looks unkempt.  You can either scoop ashes with

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Are Wax Fire Logs Safe?

Using Wax Fire Logs with Care Although sawdust and wax composition fake fire logs offer convenience, if not properly used, they can create safety hazards. Do not break apart wax fire logs. When poked or broken apart, artificial fire logs can

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How to Avoid Chimney Cleaning Scams

Avoid chimney cleaning scams

Tips on How to Avoid Chimney Cleaning Scams Annual chimney inspections are important whether your chimney is venting a wood-burning or gas fireplace, woodstove, furnace or water heater.  Regular inspections by a trained professional will detect any problems with the

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