Hire a CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep: the better choice

We say it a lot: CSIA Certified Chimney Sweeps lower the level of pollution, give you healthier homes, give you cleaner air to breathe, and lower the risk when you use your fireplace. And it’s that risk that is paramount for Chimney Safety Institute of America Executive Director Frances Kelley, who is adamant about the … More Hire a CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep: the better choice

The CSIA Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician® Review

We have talked a lot on this blog about using a CSIA Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician® so that you don’t let your home become a headline. You may be wondering – how does one become certified? Glad you asked. CSIA has been offering dryer vent education for a decade, and we are offering a refreshed course … More The CSIA Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician® Review

A better choice

Chimney Safety Institute of America professional certification is the media-respected and industry-recognized gold standard that provides reassurance to customers that the chimney sweep they have hired not only is professionally trained, but brings competence, commitment and care to the customer’s home. A CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep believes in ongoing training, education and ethics – not … More A better choice

Video blog: Understanding the threat of chimney fires

We close out National Chimney Safety Week 2013 with the second of two video blogs. In this episode, we return to chimney fire footage that we release here on the blog earlier this year and include new narration from Chimney Safety Institute of America Director of Education Ashley Eldridge. Eldridge explains the impact of chimney … More Video blog: Understanding the threat of chimney fires

Video blog: Cameras make for more thorough chimney inspections

National Chimney Safety Week 2013, or #ChimneyWeek on Twitter, is here. As a part of our work to increase chimney safety awareness this week, we’re releasing two new video blogs. You can see the first below. The clip features Chimney Safety Institute of America Director of Education Ashley Eldridge, who explains why CSIA Certified Sweeps use … More Video blog: Cameras make for more thorough chimney inspections