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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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Our Top Recommended Products Chimney Creosote Problems Anti-Creo-Soot is by far our most popular product. It is very effective in removing creosote. You simply spray it on, the creosote breaks down, and you sweep it out later. Rutland Creosote Remover is the 2nd most popular remover among our readers. While we usually recommend ACS (above), some of […]

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Leaky Chimney? Our DIY eBook solution is here!

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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Leaky Chimney? Do you have a leak in or around your chimney? As a homeowner, its always beneficial to be informed of the possible issues inside your home. For a limited time only, we’re offering you an easy and affordable way to receive valuable homeowner education from an experienced chimney expert for only $1.99. We […]

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Chimney Water Problems – Don’t Call a Roofer!

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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Click above to watch a video on leaky chimney problems. Chimney Leaks? If you look up at your ceiling, above your fireplace and see water marks, I don’t recommend a roofer! Same if the plaster appears to be moist and the paint is popping off the ceiling above the same area. These observations are likely […]

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How to Open Your Fireplace Damper – (Poker, Rotary, Double Pivot)

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.

AsktheChimneySweep.com….Educational Videos

AmChimney.com….American Chimney Cincinnati, OH

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How to Open a Damper ? 3 types The damper is the small metal flap you can open and close when looking up inside your fireplace and into the chimney flue system. Its purpose is to control the amount of smoke and air ventilation that drafts upward through the flue system. You must open the […]

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How to Install (Prefab Fireplace) Panels

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.

AsktheChimneySweep.com….Educational Videos

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Want to know how to install prefab back wall fireplace panels? If you were to burn in a prefab fireplace with damaged refractory panels, three things could happen: 1. Significant heat loss transferred to the metal fireplace construction. 2. The metal box could become extremely hot and warp and could possibly damage the unit. 3. […]

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How to resurface your fireplace

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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Click here to watch this resurfacing youtube video! David Lamb of Embers Fireplace & Chimney in Cincinnati Ohio pictured above. Fireplace Resurfacing Recently, I had a customer who wanted us to resurface the front of their fireplace. As a contractor, I feel it’s important to  be honest with my personal experiences, as well as my […]

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