Posts tagged ‘flue cleaning’

How dampers reduce energy costs…

In these economic times, it makes sense financially to do everything you can to reduce energy costs.   Installing a damper on your chimney is a great way to keep your house from leaking heat.  Dampers stop heat from escaping up the chimney when your fireplace is not in use by trapping the warm air and blocking the cold.
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January 20, 2010 at 9:32 pm Leave a comment

How to keep your Chimney in good shape…

There are many ways to keep your chimney looking and acting it’s very best. Some of the very basic services you could take advantage of are chimney inspections to make sure everything is sound structurally and there are no blockages that could lead to devastating fires, masonry repairs if you do notice some damage, flashing repairs, chimney relining, chimney caps and dampers, dryer vent cleaning, animal removal, firebox repair and more…

Continue Reading January 20, 2010 at 9:26 pm Leave a comment

Fire Safety and Prevention

Home fires are both dangerous and expensive!  Don’t let your fireplace turn your home into a fire hazard.  Keeping your family safe is easy and affordable.  You can help prevent fires by having your chimney  inspected and/or cleaned on a regular basis.
How often should you have your fireplace cleaned?  For occasional yearly use, have it inspected and cleaned every three-to-five years. For frequent use, have it inspected and cleaned every one-to-two years.
How to prevent chimney fires

Chimney Cleaning can prevent fires

January 19, 2010 at 4:58 pm Leave a comment

Boston Area Chimney Sweep

We also pride ourselves in being honest with our customers. We have the technical expertise and know-how to solve all your chimney needs — from chimney cleanings to masonry repairs, pointing, and relining.

Continue Reading January 13, 2010 at 6:28 pm Leave a comment

About Family Chimney Sweep

Master Sweep Mike Scanlan, a Boston Firefighter and Fire Inspector, started Family Chimney Sweep 30 years ago and continues to be at the helm of the family-owned business.

Continue Reading January 13, 2010 at 6:24 pm Leave a comment

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