Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently asked questions

Chimney sweep prices may vary based on the condition and age of the chimney; older or poorly maintained chimneys often require more extensive work. For instance, using wet wood can lead to a higher level of creosote buildup, making it more challenging to sweep compared to dry wood.


Our comprehensive chimney inspection report includes a thorough camera examination inside the flue and detailed roof and top of the chimney inspection to detect any leaks or potential fire hazards, ensuring your safety and peace of mind.

The best word for burning in a fireplace is seasoned hardwood, as it burns efficiently and produces less creosote buildup. The ideal moisture level for firewood is around 15% or lower, ensuring optimal combustion and reducing the risk of excessive smoke and chimney issues.


Chimney repairs are individually priced, as the cost varies depending on the specific issues and unique requirements of each chimney, making every repair project different in price.

It is recommended to have your chimney swept at least once a year to ensure its safety and optimal performance.


You can receive an approximate online estimate if you provide a previous report or high-quality pictures, but the final price can only be determined accurately on-site after a thorough assessment.


You can identify a leaking chimney through signs such as water stains on the ceiling or walls, dampness around the chimney, or the presence of mold and mildew.

We are proudly certified by the CSIA (Chimney Safety Institute of America) for professional chimney relining services.