Three Stages of Creosote

The number of calls that we receive from customers who call us the day after a chimney fire saying that their neighbors came knocking on the door to let them know that their chimney is on fire is...

Cold Weather Chimney Repair

This is a photo of the application of Cold Weather Crown Coat to a chimney crown in need of resurfacing. Say you've waited until now, as the temperatures start to drop all over the country, to...

Chimney Crowns Done Right

This chimney crown is not smooth and will allow water to sit, causing cracks. Note the use of foam around the top flue tiles to provide for an expansion joint, required in many areas. Chimney...

Types of Chimney Brushes

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...