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Keeping Your Kids and Pets Safe Around the Fireplace - Greenville SC - Chim Cheree

Keeping Your Kids and Pets Safe Around the Fireplace

Having a fireplace involves many responsibilities, especially if you have young children and pets. Even if you do not have kids or pets, you may have younger guests this holiday season who may not be used to being around a fireplace. Of course, you can teach your kids and train Read More »

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Dryer Vent Cleanings Are Just As Important As Chimney Sweepings

When you own a home, you must take on the responsibility of maintaining all of the different systems in your house for safety and efficiency reasons. One of these systems that often gets neglected is your dryer vent system. Just like your chimney and fireplace, it is recommended by many Read More »

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Chimney Safety Is Not Something to Neglect

To celebrate National Chimney Safety Week with its promoter, the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA), Chim Cheree Chimney Specialists would like to tell you more about chimney and fireplace safety. Never something to neglect, fire safety should always be the first thing in your mind whenever you use your Read More »

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Switching the Fuel Type on Your Fireplace May Lead to Flue Problems -Greenville SC - Chim Cheree

Switching the Fuel Type on Your Fireplace May Lead to Flue Problems

Converting your old wood-burning fireplace into a gas heating appliance has become very popular because not only will this fuel change save you money, but the new unit can also heat your home more efficiently. While installing a new gas fireplace insert may seem like an easy do-it-yourself project, you Read More »

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Summer Is Perfect for Seasoning Firewood - Greenville SC - Chim Cheree

Summer Is Perfect for Seasoning Firewood

With the heat of summer in full force, your firewood supply is probably the last thing on your mind; however, the warm months of summer provide an excellent opportunity for you to prepare your firewood to be the best fuel for your winter fires. To burn wood effectively, efficiently, and Read More »

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The Anatomy of a Masonry Chimney

If you have a masonry fireplace, the anatomy of its chimney consists of many important parts. Many homeowners are unfamiliar with these parts and their functions. As part of our duties as Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA)-certified chimney sweeps, we at Chim Cheree, The Chimney Specialists like to teach Read More »

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The Importance of an Annual Chimney Inspection

While the reasons for an annual professional chimney sweeping are obvious, many of our customers do not realize that their chimneys should also be inspected every year by a Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA)-certified chimney technician. The CSIA follows the chimney inspection guidelines set by the National Fire Prevention Association Read More »