Chimney Sweeps of America in Denver

Keep your chimney clean

The most effective way to keep your fireplace and chimney as safe as possible is by keeping it clean and well maintained.  Allowing soot to build up in your chimney is a huge fire risk. Many people worry about the mess created when cleaning the soot from a chimney, but our team will take every…
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How’s your chimney’s crown?

If you have a chimney crown in place, it makes good sense to have it inspected to make sure it has effectively survived the punishing rigors of a harsh Coloradan winter. If your chimney has not yet been crowned, then it’s certainly worth considering, as it provides a terrific first line of defense against all…
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Your chimney needs a spring cleaning

It’s the time of year when we start to think about sprucing up our home and property for the better weather ahead. Creating a list of jobs to be undertaken both indoors and out, is easy when you can see, with your own eyes, exactly what needs to be done. However, what about those less-visible…
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Squirrels living for free in your house

At Chimney Sweeps of America, we have removed squirrels from a number of Denver homes, and know it is not always as clear as you might think. Some squirrels take up residence for a long time before a homeowner discovers them. Knowing the signs will help you rid yourself of these potential pests before they…
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Common chimney issues to look for

Many homeowners assume chimneys can function properly with zero maintenance. Unfortunately, inadequate maintenance opens up your chimney to many problems that pose a danger to you and your loved ones. Here are some common chimney problems to watch out for. Obstruction – this can cause toxic fumes to enter your home Creosote – build-up can…

Chimney fires can be prevented

Chimney fires can cause a lot of damage in your chimney, resulting in costly repairs. Unfortunately, many chimney fires go unrecognized by homeowners, and they can be dangerous to you and your loved ones. You can avoid chimney fires by: Only using seasoned woods with less than 20% water content Never burn Christmas trees, cardboard…
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Chimney inspections keep you safe

Winter is here! Which means it is finally time to relax by the fireplace on cold, dark evenings. But while most of the time your chimney likely performs consistently, there are times when your chimney might fail. To prevent any issues, it is recommended that you schedule regular roof inspection and maintenance. If you notice…
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Humane animal removal services

Sometimes animals can get stuck in between walls or in the attic of your house. Animals such as squirrels or raccoons will crawl inside your home either to explore or because they are attracted by the smell of food. If these curious critters enter your home, they should be removed safely. The use of humane…
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I have an animal stuck in my chimney

Chimneys are a typical hideout for several wild animals since they are enclosed yet always open to the outside. You can easily prevent an animal blockage in your chimney by covering it up when not in use. Below are a few must-dos when an animal gets stuck in your chimney. Always remain calm. The animals…
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Hiring a chimney cleaning expert

Fireplace cleaning needs to be done regularly to enhance safety in your home. Since fireplaces and chimneys my pose a risk to homeowners, it is essential to hire a professional to carry out a fireplace and chimney sweep. Before hiring an expert, ensure that you do the following. Carry out your inspection to check for…
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