What to do After Experiencing a Chimney Fire

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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Experienced a Chimney Fire? Don’t know what to do after a chimney fire? This is a great 28-minute Podcast/Slideshow! Russ Dimmitt and Clay Lamb of Ask the Chimney Sweep and Cincinnati’s American Chimney Sweep recorded this great episode to educate homeowners about the problems with their fireplace after experiencing a chimney fire. Schedule an appointment […]

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Vent Free Logs: Smells and health concerns

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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Question regarding Vent Free Logs: Smells, heat & respiratory concerns, Q. My husband just had open heart surgery. We had a fireplace built 30 years ago and have been using a large buck stove. Because of his health conditions, we decided to go to Vent Free Natural Gas Logs. We have had a gas smell […]

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How to Fix Smoking Fireplace 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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How to Fix Smoking Fireplace Problems? A recent question came into Ask the Chimney Sweep blog. Q: Our house is 20 years old and I have noticed the last 2 years or so and definitely this year that smoke fills our house. I thought it might be because of the chimney needing cleaning so we […]

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Lining a Wood Stove

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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Lining a Wood Stove Question- Here is an interesting question about using a Wood Stove that came into Ask the Chimney Sweep With a fireplace insert, would it be practical to start by just dropping in a new metal flue liner, to TRY to stop the smoke from coming back into the room? (It’s an […]

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Firewood: Ten hints that your firewood is not “seasoned”

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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Firewood: Ten hints that your firewood “is not” seasoned 1. Firewood looks weathered but still looks recently cut 2. Pungent smells, of freshly cut  wood 3. No obvious  dry cracking on the butt ends of the wood 4. Tree bark still tightly adheres to the wood 5. You hear a hissing moisture sound when the wood starts to burn 6. It […]

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Animal Problems – Getting Into My 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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Animal Problems in Chimneys So, are you having animal problems? Join Cincinnati Chimney sweep, Clay Lamb. He’s owner of American Chimney Masonry, and producer of the Ask the Chimney Sweep. Finally, we have videos on how raccoons, birds, and other animals, are getting into your chimney!     Furthermore, check out other blogs.     ? […]

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Chimney Flue Systems

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 Flue Systems In conclusion, check out this Chimney Flue restoration project in Richmond, Indiana. Importantly, we strip the face layer of the brick, exposing the building’ flue system. Check out the rest of our YouTube as well.     In conclusion, we hope you can find a reputable Chimney Sweep in your area by using […]

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Chimney Cap 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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Do You Need Your Chimney Cap Repaired? If so, schedule an appointment with a trusted chimney company today! We hope you can find a reputable Chimney Sweep in your area to help you fix your chimney cap by using this link: ncsg.org . In addition, be sure and go online so you can read their […]

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Fireplace Options

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 Options: In this video from, you can and will find the answers to the most common fireplace options and questions about: Gas logs Vented gas logs  Vent-free gas logs Gas Inserts  Direct Vent Ethanol fireplaces  This video offers simple description of  the different types of fireplaces narrated by Taylor president of AcmeStove Produced by […]

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OSHA COMPLIANCE: “NO EXCUSES”

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 you own a service company be sure to take time to read this great information. During your OSHA company meetings this would be a good article to share with your team.   OSHA COMPLIANCE: “NO EXCUSES” Brought to us by Jim Gillam Editor & Publisher of The Chimney Sweep News Rick Kaletsky, occupational health […]

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