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Why Do I Need a Chimney Liner?

Do you know if your chimney is lined? If you have an older home, it may not be. Chimney liners can also be damaged or failing. What is a chimney liner and why should you have one in your home? …
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Does My Dryer Vent Need Cleaned?

Your dryer vent may not be something you ever think about. However, there are about 15,500 fires each year that are associated with dryer vents, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Should you schedule a dryer vent cleaning …
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Tips To Prepare Your Fireplace This Winter

Finally! It is the time of year that you can begin to use your fireplace due to the dropping temperatures outside. Your fireplace can be the centerpiece in your home for new memories to be made during the holiday season. …
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What Is A Chimney Pan and Do I Need One?

As an experienced chimney sweep in Marietta, Advanced Chimney Sweep recommends using a chimney pan to keep your chimney dry. Learn more about why you should prevent your chimney from getting wet and how a chimney pan can help. If …
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Cleaning Tips That You Can Do For Your Fireplace

Just about everything that you deal with on a regular basis needs proper maintenance and cleaning and the same goes for your fireplace. Proper cleaning of your fireplace will not only help ensure that your fireplace will remain working safely …
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Why You Should Upgrade Your Fireplace This Fall

Whether you already have a fireplace in your home or are having a home built, you will probably wonder how you can upgrade your fireplace. We are going to explain why upgrading your fireplace is important.    You Are Having …
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Tips For You & Your Fireplace This Summer

Fireplaces are wonderful and can provide much-needed warmth for your family on a chilly summer night. It can also be around an area where you and your family use to socialize after a busy day. As wonderful as a fireplace …
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What To Know About A Chimney Swift

If you have a chimney at your home, then you are probably aware of chimney swift, and why they choose chimneys as a preferred nesting spot. You are also probably aware of what to do and what not to do …
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What Not To Burn In Your Fireplace

While it may seem logical that you can burn just about anything in your fireplace, that is not the case! Burning certain items in your fireplace can result in damaging your fireplace and even releasing certain chemicals and toxins into …
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How To Know If My Chimney Has An Airflow Issue

A fireplace is great for your home for several different reasons such as entertaining guests, a centerpiece for your holiday decorations, and even a way to cut your energy cost due to rising electricity and gas costs. However, like with …
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