This top chimney damper is called a Lock Top damper and actually doubles as a chimney cap.

Fireplace Damper Problems

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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This is my conversation regarding a damper problem that one of our Ask the Chimney Sweep readers had. Question from Reader But, how does this work when I’m in a condo and the top of the fireplace has a raised protective cover that covers 2 holes (one from my condo’s chimney and one from the […]

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What to do After Experiencing a Chimney Fire

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 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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