2014 National Fire Prevention Week
2015 National Fire Prevention Week: Bedroom Smoke Alarms
25 of the Best Hardwoods & Softwoods to Burn in Your Fireplace This Winter
3 Signs You Need a Chimney Inspection
4 Common Exterior & Interior chimney Problems
4 Great Reasons to get a Chimney Inspection and Cleaning Before Winter
4 Reasons Your Fireplace isn’t Working Right
5 Fireplace Safety Tips for Kids & Pets
5 Great Reasons to Consider an Outdoor Fireplace
5 Reasons a Fireplace Smells Bad
5 Reasons to Choose an Electric Fireplace
5 Signs Your Chimney Is Failing
5 Simple Tips for Keeping Pets Safe Around the Fireplace
5 Tips for Buying a New Fireplace
5 Tips from a Chimney Sweep on How to Build Ecofriendly Fires & Save Money
6 Common Causes of Chimney Leaks
6 Simple Tips for Buying the Perfect Chimney Cap
6 Tips for Off-Season Fireplace & Chimney Maintenance
8 Best Tips to Control Firewood Pests
8 Easy Ways to Prevent a Chimney Fire
8 Ways to Prepare Your Fireplace & Chimney for the Cold Season
A Leading Cause of Chimney Leaks: Flashing
A Maximized, Eco-Friendly Fireplace in 5 Easy Steps
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Annual Chimney Cleaning and Inspection This Fall
Are Artificial Firelogs Good Substitutes for Wood Logs?
Are Small Animals Hiding in Your Chimney?
Are These 3 Hidden Dangers Brewing in Your Chimney?
Bees in the Chimney? Here’s What To Do
Benefits of a Proactive Approach to Chimney Inspections
Benefits of a Zero-Clearance Fireplace
Burning Wood in Your Fireplace
Chimney Cap Fundamentals
Chimney Caps Increase the Performance of Your Chimney
Chimney Caps Protect the Home and Enhance its Value
Chimney Cleaning is One Project Your Shouldn’t DIY
Chimney Cleaning Logs vs. Chimney Sweep
Chimney Liner Basics
Chimney Myths & Misconceptions
Chimney Repairs: The Best Cure is Prevention
Cleaning Your Wood Stove Before Winter Sets In
Common Chimney FAQs
Common Chimney Problems to Watch For in Spring and Summer
Common Problems with Wood-Burning Stoves
Comparing a Masonry Fireplace & Factory-Built Fireplace
Consider Installing a New Fireplace Insert for the Winter Burn Season
Cracks in a New Chimney: What Should I Do?
Creosote is a Fire Hazard – Call Our Certified Chimney Sweeps for a Chimney Inspection
Differences Between a Chimney Chase Cover, Chimney Cap, and Chimney Crown
Do All Chimney Flues Require Regular Cleaning?
Do You Have Chimney Flashing to Prevent a Leak?
Do you Know the Anatomy of Your Fireplace?
Does Every Chimney Need a Cap?
Does Your Chimney Have one of These 5 Common Problems?
Don’t Pinch Pennies: Annual Chimney Inspection & Cleaning
Don’t Settle for Builder Grade Fireplaces
Don’t Be Fooled by the Mild Winter – Annual Chimney Cleaning and Inspection is Still a Must!
Don’t Sweep Chimney Problems Under the Rug
Easy Checklist for Winterizing Your Home
Everything You Need to Know to Get Your Chimney Ready for Winter
Fall is Here – Prepping your Fireplace for the First Burn of the Season
Fire Prevention Week! Every Second Counts!
Five Good Reasons to Put Glass Doors on Your Fireplace
Five Things you May Not Know About Chimney Sweeps
Five Warning Signs Your Wood Stove Needs Replacing
Fixing Chimney Draft Problems
Follow These Pro Tips to Keep Your Chimney & Fireplace Healthy
Freezing Temperatures Can Cause Chimney Damage
Gain Greater Energy Efficiency with a Chimney Cleaning
Gas Appliances & Old Chimneys May be a Dangerous Mix
Gas Fireplace Maintenance before Fall
Gas Fireplaces Need Annual Inspections
Has Your Chimney Suffered from Storm Damage?
Have Glacial Winter Temperatures Damaged your Chimney?
Heating Efficiency and the Truth about Traditional Fireplaces
Here’s the Real Skinny on Chimney Liners
Hiring a Chimney Sweep? Ten Things You Should Know
How Temperature Changes Affect Your Chimney
How to Address 6 Common Problems With Older Chimneys
How to Build the Perfect Fire in your Fireplace
How to Choose Firewood that is Safe for Your Chimney
How to Control a Fireplace Damper
How to Get Ready for a Visit from Your Chimney Sweep
How to Have a Happy, Enduring Experience with Your Wood Stove
How to Prepare Your Chimney & Fireplace for Winter
How to Remove Soot from a Brick or Stone Fireplace
How to Upgrade a Metal Pre-Fab or ZC Fireplace
How Wood Stoves are EPA-certified for Clean Burns
Hudson Valley Chimney Sweeps Blog
I Hear Birds in My Chimney!
Importance of Chimney Flashing
Inspecting and Cleaning Your Chimney is Not a DIY Job
Install a Chimney Cap Before Winter
Introducing Morso Wood Stoves and Inserts
Is a Chimney Caps Really Needed?
Is a Gas Fireplace an Expensive Heat Source in Winter?
Is Chimney Repair Covered By Homeowners Insurance?
Is Enemy Number One Attacking Your Chimney?
Is it Important to Clean My Factory-Built Chimney?
Is My Fireplace Safe to Use?
Is Your Fireplace Damper Causing Higher Energy Costs?
Is Your Fireplace Increasing Your Summer Cooling Costs?
Is Your Fireplace Installed Correctly?
Keep Fireplace Safety on your Winter Holiday Checklist
Keep Looking Up…at Your Chimney!
Keep Your Chimney and Fireplace Pest-Free
Legends of Luck and Chimney Sweeps
Mendota Gas Fireplaces & Fireplace Inserts
National Fire Prevention Week 2016 Spotlights Smoke Alarm Safety
Old Houses with Fireplaces May have Chimney Safety Issues
Outdoor Fireplace Safety Tips
Pellet Stoves: The Rundown Pt1
Pellet Stoves: The Rundown Pt2
Pellet Stoves: The Rundown Pt3
Prep Your Fireplace & Chimney
Prevent Costly Chimney Repairs with These Pro Tips
Prevent Creosote Buildup with The Help of Professionals
Preventing Moisture in Chimneys & Fireplaces
Preventing Spring Showers from Damaging Your Chimney
Problems Damp Chimneys Can Cause in Your Home
Protect Chimney Masonry with Water Repellent This Spring
Protecting Your Chimney from Summer Storm Damage
Pyrolysis and Fireplaces: Understanding the Risks
Repair and Upgrade of a Pre-Fab / ZC Fireplace
Repair Your Chimney for Winter Warmth and Safety
Replacement of a Factory-Built Fireplace
Safe Heating Options for Winter Storm Emergencies
Safety Measures for the Type of Fireplace You Have
Safety Tips for Heating with a Gas Fireplace
Schedule Gas Fireplace Service this Spring, for Safety’s Sake
Seasonal Upkeep Recommendations for Gas and Wood Fireplaces
Selling Your Home? Generate Sales with an Updated Fireplace & Clean Chimney.
Should Cost Determine which Chimney Company to Hire?
Should I Claim Chimney Leak Damage on Insurance?
Signs that Your Chimney Needs Sweeping
Spring Cleaning – Your Fireplace, Stove & Chimney
Spring is the BEST Time to Add a new Stove, Gas Fireplace, Gas Logs, or Fireplace Insert
Spring Maintenance Checklist for Your Chimney
Sprucing up Your Chimney for Spring
Stainless Steel Chimney Liners: What You Need to Know
Stay Warm and Cozy with These Important Fireplace Safety Tips
Steps for Preparing your Home for Winter Pt1
Steps for Preparing your Home for Winter Pt2
Ten Insider Tips to Have the Best Wood Stove & Fireplace System
The 7 Basic Parts of a Chimney
The Importance of Exterior and Interior Spark Arrestors
The Importance of Good Chimney Flashing
The Real Problem with White Staining on the Chimney
The World’s Most Famous Chimneys
Three Crucial Reasons Chimney Liners Need to Be Replaced
Three Hidden Fireplace-Related Dangers
Three Problems Solved by Chimney Inspections
Three Styles of Gas Burning Hearth Appliances
Tips for a Safer Chimney
Tips for Maintaining Your Chimney Cap Screen
Tips for Properly Storing Firewood Outside
Tips on Achieving a Chimney System that Operates Perfectly
Tips on Preventing a Chimney Disaster in Cold Weather
Tips on Waterproofing your Chimney
Tips to Identify the Cause of Staining on Chimneys
Tips to Pet-Proof your Fireplace or Winter Stove
To Do Before Selling Your Home: Hire a Chimney Sweep
Top 3 Reasons to Budget for a Chimney Inspection
Top Your Chimney in Style
Tuckpointing: Repairing Damaged Mortar Joints
Typical Chimney Problems and Ways to Avoid Them
Understanding the 6 Different Types of Chimneys for Your New Home or Remodeling
Upgrade Your Fireplace Instead of Replacing It
Using a Wood Shed for Storing Firewood
Vermont Castings – Wood & Gas Stoves and Fireplace Inserts
Ways to Keep Your Fireplace & Chimney From Becoming Dangerous
What Causes Cracks in the Chimney Crown?
What Causes Structural Damage on Chimneys?
What Is a Chimney Cricket or Saddle?
What is a Chimney Crown & Should I be Concerned if It is Cracked?
What is a Fireplace / Chimney Damper & Is It Important to Chimney Function?
What is Causing the Drafts From My Fireplace?
What is Level 3 or Glazed Creosote?
What is Tuckpointing and Why is it Needed?
What Signs to Look for in a Damaged Chimney
What to Do About Sooty Deposits
What to Do When Chimney Sweeps Recommend Different Repairs & Quotes
What to Know Before Firing up Your Gas Fireplace
What You Don’t Know About Chimney Fires
When is the Best Time to Plan Your Fireplace Installation?
When the Chirping in your Chimney is a Federal Matter
Why are Chimney Liners Necessary?
Why Is Regular Chimney Cleaning Necessary?
Why You Need a Chimney Cap
Why You Should Close the chimney Damper During Summer
Wood Fireplace: 7 Tips for Safety and Efficiency
You Can Control the Health of Your Chimney