Unlocking the Power of Wood Stove Ashes

Many folks from West Virginia to western Pennsylvania use wood-burning stoves as their primary home heating source. While it’s an affordable and eco-friendly fuel source, it also requires regular cleaning of the ash pile. However, Read more

Solving the Mystery of Your Smelly Fireplace

Is there a strange smell lingering in your home? Do you need to cover your nose when you walk past the fireplace? When burning a fire, your chimney expels the smoke and fumes from your Read more

Fueling Your Ambiance: Gas or Wood Fireplaces

Ah, the fireplace. The snapping sound of crackling flames, a blanket of warmth that calms the chilly air. Both gas and wood-burning fireplaces bring that coveted coziness to your indoor or outdoor living space, but Read more

Addressing Moisture In Your Chimney During Summer

Are you anxiously awaiting the first time you get to light a fire this season? If so, you’re not alone. While we all enjoy summertime, there’s something especially cozy about a fire in the fall Read more

Chimney Crown Purpose And Maintenance

In the fireplace and chimney industry, there are several vital components that homeowners sometimes need to have serviced. This includes an annual sweep and inspection of their flue, ensuring that their liner is fully functioning, Read more

Keeping Critters Out As The Temperatures Drops

Our homes are our safe space. We want them to be comfortable, secure, and private. Your fireplace helps to promote that type of environment. However, it can also be a source of an unexpected invasion. Read more

Enhancing Your Fireplace Aesthetics

A fireplace is a special part of your home. It has functional benefits, helping to keep your home warm and lowering your natural gas costs. It also has aesthetic benefits, such as serving as a Read more

Schedule An End-of-Summer Fireplace Cleaning

Few of us want to admit it, but the end of summer is fast approaching. This means that the daylight will become shorter and the nighttime longer while the temperatures start cooling off with each Read more

Importance Of Inspections Before Your First Fire

Are you getting eager to start using your fireplace system once again? Soon, it’ll be time to sit cuddled up under a blanket, drinking your favorite beverage, and reading a good book while your fire Read more

We’re 2022 Torch Award Winners

Advance Chimney Sweeps is beyond thrilled and honored to have won the Torch Award, a prestigious honor given out by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for demonstrating exceptional commitment to ethical business practices and customer Read more