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Safe disposal of ashes.

The cobbler’s children have no shoes. Early in my career I unknowingly vacuumed up some smoldering embers into my metal industrial vacuum cleaner. Three days later the fire department was spraying down the back of my truck while I was at the theatre watching a...

The 3 levels of chimney inspections.

Yes, there are three levels of chimney inspections. The National Fire Protection Association is the industry standard code. Specifically, NFPA-211 goes over these levels exhaustively. The NFPA makes this data available to the public for free. You will have to set up...

Chimney Sweep Mini-Hat

(write a full hat for rea inspections only) (mock up complete tool list) (safety and PPE chapter- MSDS books- OSHA standards) Your job as a chimney sweep comes with some very serious responsibilities. Failure to carry out these responsibilities can lead to heavy...

Waterproofing your chimney crown.

Your chimney may have a crown that has cracks in it, yet still has a good bond to the brick it was poured upon.     A great way to remedy this problem, preserve the crown and protect it from future wear is to waterproof it with Tamoseal. Tamoseal is mixed...