What the U.S. can learn as fire departments in England educate homeowners about chimney fires

You might think that of all places that know the value of a well-maintained chimney, the United Kingdom would top the list. After all, it was in 16th century England that the trend of fireplaces and chimneys really caught on. Yet, despite that head start, chimney fires remain as much an issue overseas as they are in … More What the U.S. can learn as fire departments in England educate homeowners about chimney fires

CSIA increasing awareness of chimney inspection issues at a journalism convention

The Chimney Safety Institute of America has a special surprise waiting for attendees at the Excellence in Journalism convention to be held in Orlando, Florida Sept. 18-20. In over 1,400 convention tote bags will be a business card with CSIA’s logo, and a chimney figurine zip-tied to it, with the phrase “Little Sweep, Giant Mission” … More CSIA increasing awareness of chimney inspection issues at a journalism convention

September’s here, and with it comes National Chimney Safety Week | What fireplaces get inspected?

 It’s hard to believe — until you see that the leaves on the trees have already started changing colors. Fall is just around the corner. The month of September starts hot and finishes on fire, in that it signifies National Chimney Safety Week, Sept. 27-Oct. 3. Your house’s chimney is easy to forget. It’s not … More September’s here, and with it comes National Chimney Safety Week | What fireplaces get inspected?