The Scary Truth About Chimney Fires

The Scary Truth About Chimney Fires

As you settle in and get comfortable before your fire, the exact opposite thing you are probably going to consider is the state of your chimney. Nonetheless, in the event that you don't think about to it before you light flames, your delight might be exceptionally...

Helpful Chimney Terms

Helpful Chimney Terms

When conversing with an expert in any field can be scary particularly if you do not comprehend the phrasing being utilized. Your chimney and fireplace framework comprises of various segments that cooperate to give you warm and comfortable fires. There are a wide range...

Types of Chimneys

Types of Chimneys

Mortgage holders have numerous alternatives for gas or wood-consuming chimneys, yet the decisions can be to some degree befuddling if the real factors are not promptly accessible. The web can be a decent hot-spot for research, however there are a ton of locales that...

Let’s Talk Chimney Odors

Let’s Talk Chimney Odors

Is there an awful stench originating from your chimney? Odds are, your home has Stinky Fireplace Syndrome. The scent is normally more terrible in the late spring when the moistness is high, and the climate control system is turned on. Nobody needs their chimney to...

What is a smoke chamber?

What is a smoke chamber?

What does it do? A smoke chamber is located directly above the firebox, it's a part of the fireplace that the average person may never look at but it's one of the most important.  This unsung hero of your chimney stops smoke from entering your home and harming your...

What type of mortar should I use?

What type of mortar should I use?

Contrary to popular belief, there's not just one type of mortar for chimneys. The most common type (as well as the tone of the oldest) being fireclay mortar which is a normal cement mortar mixed with dried organic material. Followed up in popularity by a refractory...

A First Class Chimney Company

A First Class Chimney Company

  When working in the chimney industry as long as we have you amass a large reputation. Here at SootAway, we pride ourselves on our customer's safety, honest pricing, and the quality of our work. What other companies seem to forget over the years is that...

Chimney Sweeping History

Chimney Sweeping History

1600's - 1800's Chimney sweeping is a practice that dates as far back as the early 1600’s. Chimney sweeping and maintenance became in high demand more than ever after The Great Fire of London in 1666 due to more regulations being put into place. One of which was...

Pensacola, Florida Chimney Sweep

Pensacola, Florida Chimney Sweep

Pensacola, a city known for its snow-white beaches, and History. Pensacola is the oldest settlement in the united states dating all the way back to 1559.  When hiring a chimney sweep you need someone who is well known in the community as well as someone who knows and...

Planning on selling or buying a home?

Planning on selling or buying a home?

Are you planning on selling or buying a home? There are a lot of responsibilities that come with ownership. Experienced homeowners know the struggles that are included when you own a home, and the latter will find out eventually! Whether you are selling your home or...

Not all chimney companies are created equal

Not all chimney companies are created equal

Chimney season is right around the corner and will be here before you know it! Now is the time to schedule your annual appointment while Chimney Sweeps still have openings! During the season, it is common for sweeping companies and technicians to be booked three to...