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25 Oct 2018
It may be tempting to buy some firewood and start using your fireplace the moment the temperature drops, but doing so without a professional chimney inspection is a risk. If you didn’t have your chimney cleaned after you last used it, harmful substances like soot and creosote could have built up. Using your fireplace with these in your chimney can be a fire risk. Furthermore, they can prevent dangerous gases like carbon monoxide from properly venting through your chimney and out of your house.

Make sure to schedule a chimney inspection so that when you use your fireplace for the first time, you do so with the knowledge that it’s in perfect condition.

For more information regarding chimney cleaning, contact your local chimney cleaning...


24 Oct 2018
If you want an intense fireplace cleaning that makes it look as good as new, there’s really no doubt a professional cleaning is the way to go. Chimney sweeps have special tools and powerful cleaners that really can’t be substituted with what a homeowner can buy at the hardware store. Most of the time, if you attempt to buy strong enough cleaners to get the worse stains off, you may just end up creating a mess and harming your fireplace, your skin and your home.

But sometimes all your fireplace needs is a quick clean to get rid of some of the most noticeable soot stains before you invite over guests, and in those instances calling a professional might not really be worth it  Luckily, there are lots of homemade fireplace soot cleaners...


19 Oct 2018
It may be tempting to buy some firewood and start using your fireplace the moment the temperature drops, but doing so without a professional chimney inspection is a risk. If you didn’t have your chimney cleaned after you last used it, harmful substances like soot and creosote could have built up. Using your fireplace with these in your chimney can be a fire risk. Furthermore, they can prevent dangerous gases like carbon monoxide from properly venting through your chimney and out of your house.

Make sure to schedule a chimney inspection so that when you use your fireplace for the first time, you do so with the knowledge that it’s in perfect condition. Click here for additional information.


19 Oct 2018
The inside of a chimney is difficult to see so knowing when they need a good clean or repair can be a guessing game. If you don’t know what to look for you can easily use a damaged chimney for months, adding to existing problems. To avoid making that mistake pay attention to see if you notice any of the following. If you do, then it’s time to call the local chimney company.

The appliance connected to your chimney isn’t working efficiently. Whether it’s taking longer to start a fire in your chimney than usual or your furnace isn’t working well, this can be a sign that your chimney is clogged.
A bad odor may be a sign that harmful substances have built up on the chimney walls.
Cold air around your chimney may be a sign that there...


18 Oct 2018
It’s important to get your chimney cleaned by a professional at least once a year, and it’s just as important to do your own chimney cleaning regularly. A cleaner chimney with less buildup is easier for a professional to clean and will cost you less. Cleaning your chimney after every couple of uses can also make it safer to use by cutting down the amount of flammable creosote that sits on its wall.

There are many effective chimney soot removers available at local hardware stores that you can use to clean your chimney. Make using a chimney soot remover a habit and save money when it’s time to schedule a professional cleaning.

Chimney Cleaning Birmingham can tell you more about benefits of a clean chimney.


17 Oct 2018
You may be wondering what business a chimney sweep has doing maintenance on your dryer, or even why you need to get maintenance done on your dryer regularly at all.

The truth is that if your dryer vent isn’t well taken care of it can be less efficient and a fire hazard. No matter how much you clean out the lint trap of your dryer, without professional service lint will settle in your vents and block the airflow.

Chimney sweeps are experts at taking care of vent systems, including the one attached to your dryer. They can thoroughly clean out the vent and attach an alert system that lets you know the next time it needs maintenance.

Consult your local certified chimney sweep in Tuscaloosa AL for more information and advice.