What Does A Chimney Sweep Do?

Have you have ever wondered what it really is that your chimney sweep is doing while at your home?   Our service is unique in that we don't just do a sweep and run.  We go up top to inspect the bricks, crown, flue tiles, flashing, mortar, caps, etc.  Then we go down into the basement to inspect foundation and appliance venting systems.  As a part of our sweeping process we will usually remove the damper and get out any debris from the rain shelf behind there that most others overlook!  After the flue has been thoroughly swept it will be video scanned to view the condition of tiles and joints between tiles for safety.  These pictures can then be emailed right to you!  You will get a complete written report along with an estimate for any repairs that are needed.

 

Click on the Tutorial link below which will take you to the website for the Chimney Safety Institute of America.  You'll be able to view a short video to help you understand what is being done.

 

The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to chimney and venting system safety.

 

Take the CSIA Tutorials