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There is an Animal in My Chimney!

There is an Animal in My Chimney!

It is very possible for wildlife to become trapped inside a chimney. We've seen birds, bats, and squirrels that end up blocking the flue and stinking up the living-room on various occasions.  Calling a professional chimney sweep is your best course of action when there is an animal in your...

What is the Best kind of firewood to burn?

What is the Best kind of firewood to burn?

We all have that one “burning” question don’t we?  Q: What kind of firewood is best to burn in my fireplace?  A: There are several that could fit into this category. The Best and slowest burning wood would be OAK. This type of wood burns more evenly and burns hotter than other types of wood and...

The Secrets of Smoke

The Secrets of Smoke

Smoke is likely one of the first things to come to mind associated with chimneys. The plume people look for when trying to find a fire, but not many people know that smoke is the language of the flame. Its intentions and behaviors are within the plume, and should you learn to read it, and you...

Water Intrusion In Your Fireplace

Water Intrusion In Your Fireplace

Do you have water around your fireplace? You probably have a leaking chimney on your hands, which can be a bump in the road for you and the comfort of your home and everyday life. However, A leaking chimney does not always manifest itself in obvious ways. Many homeowners falsely assume that all...

Summer Tips: Prepare for Major Storms

Summer Tips: Prepare for Major Storms

The 2021 Hurricane Season is officially here. And when a major storm hits your area, you may encounter some structural damage in your home, including to your chimney. While chimneys are normally able to withstand the elements, they are not indestructible. The fierce winds, heavy rain, and flying...

Details In A Chimney Inspection

Details In A Chimney Inspection

Wonder what it takes the sweeps to clean your chimney? Most do not even know what the inside of their chimney looks like. Chimneys are a mystery to the average person if they were to take a look inside. Yes, a chimney is a rectangle shaped tunnel that leads down the home to a fireplace. Well, the...

Chimney Crowns Should Not Crack

Chimney Crowns Should Not Crack

A solid chimney crown will cover sits on the highest points of a chimney. These are designed to be strong and perform well for long periods of time. Though these are designed for wear and tear, there comes a time needed for a chimney crown to be repaired. There are endless reasons to why cracks...

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About Guardian

You can rely on Guardian Chimney Sweeps to offer a large variety of specialized services for your chimney, fireplace, stove, or dryer vent.

We offer a number of services, from humane animal removal to dryer vent cleanings. Chimney problems can also cause damage to your home. We fix water leaks and smoke problems fast to prevent other costly damage to your walls and roof.

We can also provide a FlashSeal solution to prevent water intrusion, as well as other services to prevent odor and smoke problems.

Guardian Chimney Sweeps is committed to making sure you get your money worth out of your fuel-burning appliances so that your home is heated in the least expensive way possible.

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