Ask The Chimney Sweep Promoted Products
Here are a list of our most recommended products. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. We use all of these products ourselves with great results. We only recommend the top of the line chimney products that we ourselves have tested and determined are the best value for you and your wallet.
Creosote Removal Products
Anti-Creo Soot (32 oz)
By far our most popular and most effective product. Use ACS when you have a creosote buildup to break down the creosote into a sweepable material.
Rutland Dry Creosote Remover Chimney Treatment, 2-Pound
Rutland Dry Creosote Remover has been a very popular product with our readers. Like ACS you can use this product to break down creosote and easily remove it.
Leaky Chimney Products
Use these products to repel water off your chimney. Remember we don’t want to seal the chimney as the brick needs to breathe. Otherwise water will trap in the brick and causing spalling and cracking. ChimneySaver water repellent is an effective and breathable treatment you can use on your chimney that can effectively repel water off the masonry. Remember to pick up the sprayer below if you don’t have a water of applying the treatment.
Chapin 20075 1-Gallon Bleach Sprayer For Cleaning, Disinfecting and Mold Remediation
Use this product above to apply water repellent if you don’t already have a way of application.
Crack and Joint Sealant – 1/2 gal.
If you’ve spotted cracks in the joints of your masonry, crack and joint sealer is an effective fix. Remember do not get on the roof of your house if you do not feel comfortable or if the roof is over a 12/6 pitch. Use this chart as a reference point for pitches.
CrownSeal Flexible Coating – 2 Gallon
If you’ve found cracks at the top of your chimney on the crown, you can apply crack and joint sealant for strong results. Remember do not get on the roof of your house if you do not feel comfortable or if the roof is over a 12/6 pitch. Use this chart as a reference point for pitches.
Smoking Problems Products
Most fireplaces smoke because the opening is too high. Smoke guards are an easy and effective way to reduce opening of the fireplace. It improves the draft and easily corrects the problem.
Dr.meter Digital Wood Moisture Meter
If you’re having smoke problems, the majority of the time the wood is not properly conditioned. The wood should be dry and cracking, absolutely free of all moisture. Use this moisture to test your wood to make sure the wood is dry and ready for burn.