Vent-Free Gas Log Odors

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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Some people who purchase vent-free gas logs complain of an odor that occurs while burning the appliance. People worry that this is due to poor air quality in the room due to the lack of ventilation. In reality, the cause of these odors is airborne contaminants. These chemicals in the air from odor eliminators, chemical […]

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Gas used for Gas Logs

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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Propane and natural gas can be used to fuel a gas log set. When looking into buying a unit that uses natural gas or propane there are a few factors to weigh into the decision. First, natural gas is cheaper and more convenient. Because you can access natural gas with the flip of a switch […]

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Does my gas fireplace need swept?

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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If I have gas logs do I still need to have my chimney swept? Unless there is nesting material or other debris in your flue system, you should not need to have your chimney swept, however, it should still be inspected yearly by a gas fireplace professional according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). […]

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The Importance of A Chimney Inspection

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 you have your fireplace serviced, whether you have a regular, open, wood burning fireplace, gas logs, or an insert, many things are being checked out. The flue is checked for combustibles, clearances are checked to be sure that they are up to code, and they evaluate floor protection. Basic installation methods are often not […]

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Fireplace Glass Doors

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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It is very important, for safety’s sake, to determine which type of fireplace doors, spark arrestors, or other fireplace finisher is appropriate for the style of fireplace you have in your home. There are very modern versions available today in very different materials, styles, and general look. Adding fireplace glass doors, screens, or spark arrestors […]

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Finding a Good Contractor- How to Get the Most Out of Your Chimney Sweep

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 it comes to installing new gas logs, a new fireplace, or a whole new chimney altogether, it is very important that you “shop” around for the contractor that is going to fit your needs, your price, and your standards. After deciding what it is you’d like to have done, whether that be to install […]

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Chimney Sweeping: Importance of Documentation and Pictures

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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I had a chimney fire and my flue was just swept yesterday! Thankfully, this does not occur frequently, but when it does occur this does not mean that the sweep did not do his job well. Taking digital photos of the flue system, every mortar joint, every flue tile, will help immensely when these problems […]

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Cre-Away Creosote Modifier

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 it comes to having a fireplace and any amount of wood, creosote builds up in the flue system, making conditions right for a chimney fire to occur or the chimney to lose its good draw. Cre-Away Creosote Modifier is one of the most powerful products on the market for the elimination of creosote. […]

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Anti-Creo-Soot

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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It has been proven time and time again that creosote buildup in a chimney is dangerous and increases the likelihood of a chimney fire occurring. Anti-Creo-Soot (ACS) was first introduced in 1982. It is a manganese catalyst that improves safety and efficiency in wood or coal burning stoves, furnaces, boilers, fireplaces & pellet stoves. Buy […]

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Cre-Away Pro

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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Cre-Away Pro effectively modifies glazed or third-degree creosote so it can be efficiently removed. It is safe for use on all types of creosote. Cre-Away Pro is a four component powder that takes care of all the problems creosote presents. A reactive agent neutralizes the acidic creosote to make it less corrosive to any metal […]

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