Gas Fireplace Basics

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 are looking to enjoy fires in your fireplace but dread the thought of hauling and storing wood or keeping a fire burning, a gas log set may be the route for you. Starting a fire with a gas log set is a simple as flipping a switch or pressing a button on a […]

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Pellet Stove Basics

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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The first questions that many people have when it comes to dialogue on pellet stoves is what exactly is a pellet? A pellet actually saves space in landfills by recycling sawdust, agricultural waste, bark, and wood chips and compressing it all into little pellets. The sawdust that is recycled in order to make these pellets […]

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What is the Best Type of Wood to Burn?

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 are up to the task of burning wood, you’ll want to know which types of wood are best to burn and which you should avoid. There isn’t a miracle wood that is the best breed of tree to burn. The real key to having a fire producing maximum heat and minimal creosote buildup […]

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Why Burn Wood?

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’ve snooped around my blog a bit, you might be overwhelmed by the number of problems that seem to be capable of occurring. From smoking problems to problems with the chimney itself not being in good working order, many things must be working properly in order to efficiently burn a fire. Why, then, would […]

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Woodburning Fireplace Insert Installation Guide

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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Woodburning fireplace inserts are unique because they are not a free standing wood stove. A wood stove insert actually fits into your existing firebox which can save you space. These inserts can be cheaper than free standing wood stoves as well. Installing a woodburning fireplace insert can salvage an older fireplace or chimney that is in […]

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Pellet Stove Installation Guide

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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Installing a pellet stove is much like installing a wood burning stove. It is important to be sure that you follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully if you choose to take on the project of installing a solid-fuel burning stove. A project such as this takes a lot of time and effort because you must be […]

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