How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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     7 Ways to help prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (CO) 1)- Have carbon monoxide detector installed on each level of your home 2)- Have your home’s heating and venting systems inspected annually 3)- Have your wood-burning and gas fireplace serviced yearly 4)- Do not use charcoal grills inside your house or fireplace 5)- Never operate a […]

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Fireplace Odor? Fix my stinking chimney!

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Fireplace Odor? My chimney stinks!   Ask the Chimney Sweep recently received this question about fireplace odor that you may be dealing with yourself: I have a wood-burning fireplace that I have not used in at least six years. I have had it cleaned 3 times since last using it. In the late spring and […]

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Test your wood with a Moisture Meter

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Moisture Meters Burn Wise suggests: Test your wood with a moisture meter Burning wet wood is detrimental to the efficient use of  a wood burning device. This is because of its effects on air quality. In general, smoke from burning wood is harmful on the respiratory system. Burning wet wood however, actually becomes a more harmful […]

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Chimney Corbeling: Chimney Masonry Repair

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Hips and Shoulders: Chimney Corbeling Chimney Corbeling can cause bigger problems so it is best to get the issue fixed sooner rather than later. The corbeling hips on your chimney could be allowing damaging water to come into your home. Corbeling aligns the shape of the smoke chamber to allow for better air flow inside the […]

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Level 2 Inspection: All Chimneys and Fireplaces

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Level 2 Chimney Inspection A Level 2 Inspection is mandatory when there are changes to the flue or the construction. Additionally, it is mandatory when the home or property is for sale. Chimney corbeling can cause bigger problems so it is best to fix the issue sooner rather than later. Level 2 Inspections: Level 2 inspections are […]

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Leaky Chimney: Chimney Water Damage

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Got a Leaky Chimney? A Leaky chimney is no April Fools joke, with Spring just around the corner the rainy season will be upon us! Keep this video and hope that you never have to use it! In Cincinnati? Schedule an appointment and let’s check out your chimney! 1. Moisture coming in from the top So this isn’t […]

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When to get a Chimney Cleaning

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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When should I clean my chimney? When to get a chimney cleaning is one of the most common questions that chimney sweeps answer daily. The real answer lies within: when was the last time it was cleaned? Schedule an appointment with American Chimney to get your chimney swept. To Prevent a Chimney Fire A chimney fire can […]

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Level 1 Inspection: Chimney Cleaning

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Chimney Cleaning and Maintenance Are you looking for a chimney inspection? This is what your chimney sweep should be inspecting. A Level 1 Inspection is a visual inspection of the easily accessible parts of your chimney. Here at American Chimney, we do a series of levels of inspections. Level 1 inspections are 33 point chimneys. We look at readily […]

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This top chimney damper is called a Lock Top damper and actually doubles as a chimney cap.

Fireplace Damper Problems

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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This is my conversation regarding a damper problem that one of our Ask the Chimney Sweep readers had. Question from Reader But, how does this work when I’m in a condo and the top of the fireplace has a raised protective cover that covers 2 holes (one from my condo’s chimney and one from the […]

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