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Safety Tips

Be safe and you'll never be sorry.

Make sure your chimney sweep is CSIA Certified and experienced.
At American Chimney Service, we are:

  • Schedule chimney service and inspection once annually.
  • Check the wood you burn in your fireplace – it should be well-dried, seasoned hardwood.
  • Have your chimney serviced and inspected once annually ?
  • If you don't already have one, install a chimney cap.
  • Check to ensure that your chimney is waterproof.
  • Chimney flashing needs regular inspection and maintenance.
  • Does your wood-burning system have a sealing damper? If not, install one.
  • A correct chimney liner is critical to your safety. Have it professionally checked and changed if necessary
  • Have your chimney thoroughly checked after major lightening/storm events.