Handwerk: Tools of the German Trade

By Byron Schramm, Founder, Midtown Chimney Sweeps So I’m in Germany on a family sabbatical studying chimney sweeping in Europe and I’m walking around what might be described as an Ace Hardware for chimney sweeps.

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How to say Chimney Sweep in Italian

To stand in front of hundreds of adoring fans under a soft Italian sky is nothing short of surreal.  And yet, while none of these people actually know my name, they definitely know who I

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3 Dangers of Skipping Chimney Cleaning

Chimneys are an important part of your home heating system, and they should be cleaned and inspected on a regular basis. Many people choose to skip these maintenance schedules, and that can lead to some

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9 Holiday Season Fireplace Safety Tips

As the weather grows colder and the holiday season draws near, there is almost nothing like the appeal of relaxing in front of the fireplace. Its warmth and glow create a welcoming ambiance.

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Prioritize Chimney Safety

As the winter season approaches and the first snowfall is on the horizon, it’s essential to prioritize the safety of your chimney. A reliable chimney sweep near you can help ensure your chimney is ready

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All You Need to Know About Tuckpointing

Maintaining the beauty and integrity of your home is essential for every homeowner. One crucial aspect of preserving the structural integrity and aesthetic appeal of masonry buildings is tuckpointing. If you’re unfamiliar with the term,

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A Leaky Chimney: Causes and Prevention

As the summer season brings unpredictable weather patterns, it’s crucial to ensure your fireplace and chimney are ready to withstand the elements. A leaky chimney can cause significant damage to your home, leading to water

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