Chimney Crowns Done Right

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 crowns are very important to the integrity of your chimney; an improperly installed chimney crown could cost you thousands of dollars in repair work down the road. Using the right materials, following the correct procedure, and consulting with a professional will help you to construct a chimney crown properly. The chimney crown helps to […]

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Chimney Pots

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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Metal chimney pots and masonry chimney pots are two different kinds of chimney pots available on the market. There are also chimney pots that combine the technologies of both of these kinds to make the most efficient chimney pot possible. A chimney pot is literally a pot made of one of these kinds of materials […]

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What Sets ChimneySaver Products Apart?

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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Here at American Chimney in Cincinnati, we have recommended and used ChimneySaver products. ChimneySaver products are as varied as the problems that occur in masonry all over the home. There are products for waterproofing not only new brick but also brick that has been previously waterproofed by competitors’ products but also products formulated to repair […]

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Chimney Cap Cleaning

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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Each year before you begin to burn your fireplace, it is prudent to inspect your chimney cap. After a year, animals may have gotten debris stuck in the wire mesh that keeps animals out of the chimney in the first place or creosote may have clogged it up in extreme cases. You want to inspect […]

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Types of Chimney Brushes

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 call a chimney sweep out to your home for your yearly cleaning you may be interested to know about what equipment he may use. Here in Cincinnati at American Chimney Company, we utilize a few main different kinds of brushes. Depending on what type of flue you have will tell us what type […]

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Flue Repair

HeatShield Chimney Liner Repair in Cincinnati

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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Here in Cincinnati, when a chimney liner is in need of repair HeatShield can sometimes be installed to resurface the chimney liner without having to install a stainless steel chimney liner which is more expensive. If there are missing mortar joints in the chimney, the HeatShield® Joint Repair System can be an option for repair. You […]

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Outside Air Sources

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 problems? If you are having a problem either keeping your fire lit, installing an outside air source may be beneficial. Keeping a fire lit takes different factors including air and fuel for burning. The products of combustion include water vapor and carbon monoxide. Being sure that the fireplace will vent properly is very […]

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How to Apply a Brick Paver Sealer to a Brick Patio

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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Although brick pavers are usually more durable than poured concrete or wood when it comes to patios, they are not maintenance free. There are a few steps that you can take every few years to maintain your patio and keep it looking like new. You may find that after a few years your patio has […]

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The Best Concrete Driveway Sealer

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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Sealing your concrete driveway is a task that many folks do with more than one goal in mind. Sealing your driveway not only protects the concrete from water damage and prevents existing cracks from worsening with freeze/thaw damage, sealing your driveway, when the right product is used, can protect the concrete from salts that erode […]

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How to Diagnose Chimney Leaks

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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A leaky chimney can be difficult to diagnose. It can be frustrating to pinpoint exactly where the water is entering your home because there are so many possible points of entry. Water can enter the home through the flashing which seals the connection between the roof and the chimney, through cracks in the chimney, through […]

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