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Can you burn your Christmas tree in the fireplace?

can you burn your christmas tree in the fireplace?

Christmas is over. It’s time to take the decorations down, and now you may be asking what you can do with your REAL Christmas tree now that it is coming down. Can you burn your Christmas tree in the fireplace? Keep reading to find out if this is a good idea. Read more…?

The Importance of CSIA Certification

What is the CSIA?

The CSIA (Chimney Safety Institute of America) is a non-profit organization that strives to promote safety in regards to your chimney. The CSIA is known for its integrity and is highly-esteemed by professionals across the United States. Their mission is to educate homeowners on proper chimney care and guide them in taking proper precautions with their fireplaces, ensuring that their home and family are safe throughout the burning season. Read more…?

Typical Masonry Repairs

When approaching the time of year when you know your masonry chimney will be put to more extensive use, it is important to have it inspected and checked for safety. There are many issues that typically arise with masonry that may need attention and repair before it is put to regular use. By being a responsible homeowner and getting inspections done on your brickwork on a consistent basis, you can be assured that your masonry will be efficiently maintained. This not only decreases the likelihood of more expensive fixes in the future, it also ensures that you can enjoy your masonry to its fullest potential, knowing that all the proper precautions were taken. Read more…?

Don’t Wait Until Fall to Have Your Chimney Serviced

Believe it or not – the dog days of summer are coming to an end. Before long, the kids will be back in school, and you will find yourself busier than ever. The season of fall brings with it many to-do lists, so getting ahead of some things now can make your life easier. Once September arrives, the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA)-certified chimney sweeps at Home Safe Hearth & Chimney are very busy cleaning and inspecting chimneys, and it can be difficult to schedule an appointment for your annual chimney maintenance services. Read more…?

We Love Wichita

Wichita, Kansas is a wonderful place to call home and Home Safe Hearth & Chimney is proud to live here and to own a business here. We love so many things about serving the homeowners that live here and are proud to hang our hat in beautiful Wichita, Kansas. Let’s take a minute to appreciate all the great things about visiting and living in Wichita. Read more…?

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Importance Of Using A CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep

You want the best doctor for you and the best car for your family, why wouldn’t you want the best home maintenance professionals for your house? Being a homeowner involves a lot of responsibility, and any experienced homeowner will tell you that prevention and maintenance is the biggest step towards keeping your home beautiful and safe. Having your chimney professionally swept is necessary to maintain the integrity of your wood-burning appliance. Beyond this, hiring a CSIA certified chimney sweep will guarantee your chimney is swept efficiently, safely and thoroughly. Read more…?

Watch For Chimney Damage After Storms

Storms can be traumatic. Whether it’s a snow and ice storm, thunderstorm with hail and lightning, tornado, or any extremely cold or hot spell your chimney will probably be damaged. Home Safe Hearth & Chimney has seen it happen over and over. And worse than the apparent exterior damage, is the internal damage happening during a storm. Read more…?

Schedule an Inspection with your CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep

Everyone is looking ahead to the chilly weather coming up. The days are shorter, the leaves are falling, and the wind has a cool edge to it. Along with the cold, changing weather, homeowners are starting to prep their fireplaces and stoves for another season of use. Experts strongly recommend having your chimney swept every year, but not everyone realizes that having your chimney inspected annually by a CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep is just as important. Read more…?

Why Choose a Certified Chimney Sweep

Would you go and have a thorough check-up of your body with a doctor that hasn’t finished medical school? Would you trust the legal advice of a lawyer who hasn’t passed the bar exam? Of course, you wouldn’t. It is equally important for the safety and well-being of you, your family and your home, to hire a certified sweep to clean and inspect your chimney. Read more…?

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