Take it from the ‘Fireplace Factory’ and get your chimney inspected in the summer

We don’t know the fine folks at The Fireplace Factory in Long Island, New York, but we certainly appreciate the nice shout-out they gave the Chimney Safety Institute of America in a recent press release. In the release [available to view here] The Fireplace Factory advocates for the need to regular chimney maintenance. “Each Spring, homeowners shift … More Take it from the ‘Fireplace Factory’ and get your chimney inspected in the summer

Wind and rain from warm-weather storms are no chimney’s friend | #HurricanePrep Week

Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 24-30, with the hurricane season officially starting on June 1. You might not think of “chimneys” in the same breath as you do these severe storms that form in the warm waters — until you realize that along with coastal surge, comes flooding rains and extreme winds! It’s those winds that bother … More Wind and rain from warm-weather storms are no chimney’s friend | #HurricanePrep Week

Dryers, chimneys, roof flashing, and critter prevention on the ‘7 things to do now’ list

A popular new customer-focused website, SafeBee, has a relevant article entitled, “7 Things To Do Now To Make Your Home Safer For The Summer: Take advantage of spring weather and longer days to hazard-proof your house” and four of those things [noted in bold below] are of interest to the Chimney Safety Institute of America. Here’s Paul … More Dryers, chimneys, roof flashing, and critter prevention on the ‘7 things to do now’ list

Why you want professionalism from your service provider, and that includes your chimney and venting

One of the benefits of hiring a chimney sweep or dryer exhaust technician certified through the Chimney Safety Institute of America is the professionalism that comes with the credential. A new blog post from John Rudy, senior marketing and strategy manager for Cintas Corporation, reinforces this business practice. In his article, Rudy states that “organizations speak … More Why you want professionalism from your service provider, and that includes your chimney and venting