Trapping Raccoons That Have Made A Home in Your Attic or Chimney

Trapping raccoons that have made a home in your attic or chimney can be a challenge that often requires a professional chimney sweep or animal removal specialist. However, if you want to trap the raccoon yourself, refer to the Nuisance Wildlife Laws in Colorado for guidance on lawful and safe animal removal. Traps: Paw hold,…

What is the best time of year to have your chimney cleaned?

Chimney cleaning and repair is an important part of your home’s maintenance. According to the National Fire Protection Association, you should have your chimney cleaned and inspected at least once a year. In order to keep those winter fires burning safely and efficiently, creosote and other debris should be removed by a chimney sweep prior…

Prevent chimney fires in your home

Here at Chimney Sweeps of America in Denver, we know chimney fires can turn deadly. A priority of ours is sharing facts about chimney fires and how to avoid them, saving you money. Chimney fires can usually start due to lack of maintenance and creosote buildup. Regularly cleaning your chimney and removing that buildup is…

Got A Chimney Critter? Here’s What To Know.

If you’ve been hearing strange noises coming from your chimney, especially at night, you may very well have an animal stuck in there. Scratching and squeaking? Probably a bat or two. Chewing and scratching but no squeaks? Likely a rat or mouse. Louder thumps and bumps? You might even have a raccoon. No need to…
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