2016 Chimney Safety Week: Know When to Call for Backup

If you’ve been following along over the last couple of days, you’ve heard us talk about how to choose the right firewood and how to troubleshoot a poorly drafting chimney — things you, as a homeowner, can (and should) do on your own to ensure your system is working properly. Today, we’re going to switch gears a little … More 2016 Chimney Safety Week: Know When to Call for Backup

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

CSIA’s growth plans include a discount on online reviews to get more chimney and dryer exhaust pros

 For the second consecutive year, the Chimney Safety Institute of America is making it more affordable to become a CCS [Certified Chimney Sweep] or C-DET [Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician.] CSIA has teamed with nine companies on a far-reaching promotional campaign that will put more than 34,000 postcards into the hands of a wide range of … More CSIA’s growth plans include a discount on online reviews to get more chimney and dryer exhaust pros

Thanks, to the firefighters who extinguish chimney fires

This photo was posted on Twitter on Thanksgiving eve by @massfirepics. It shows a ladder truck responding to a reported chimney fire, with extension, in Manchester, New Hampshire. Here at the Chimney Safety Institute of America, we paused to post this photo, as we were creating a recap of all the media-reported or eyewitness-photographed fires … More Thanks, to the firefighters who extinguish chimney fires