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Do I Need a Chimney Sweep? Can I DIY?

Do you really need a chimney sweep? Your wallet versus a chimney sweep.

Do I really need a chimney sweep or can I DIY? Aren’t there fireplace and chimney tasks I can do myself, without special training? And how much money will I save if I do the chimney maintenance and repair work

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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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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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Preparing Your Fireplace for Winter

Warm summer weather may still be here, but before much longer cool autumn breezes will be rolling through. Follow the steps below for preparing your fireplace for winter. Then have a safe and comfortable fire season. 1. Have your chimney

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