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Why Would My Chimney Be Leaking? 

So, you think that the leak you see is coming from the chimney? Chances are, you are correct. There are five main reasons that your chimney is leaking. Let us discuss these reasons and a fix. Opening at the top of your chimney The most common reason is that you don’t have a cover or Read more…

Is Your Chimney Leaning?

While the Leaning Tower of Pisa is a charming tourist attraction, a leaning chimney in your Houston-area home is a cause for concern. Unlike the famous tower, which has undergone extensive reinforcement, a leaning chimney can pose a severe safety hazard. In Greater Houston, including Conroe, Pasadena, Sugar Land, and The Woodlands, homes with fireplaces Read more…

Is Your Chimney Making You Sick?

Imagine this: A crackling fire warms your Conroe home as you settle for a relaxing evening. But instead of feeling peaceful, you’re struck by a cough, sneeze, and scratchy throat. While these symptoms might make you think of the common cold, they could also signify a more surprising culprit – your chimney! So, is your Read more…

Protecting Your Property: Identifying and Avoiding Fraudulent Chimney Companies

Whether you reside in Houston’s charming historic neighborhoods like MacGregor or South Acres or in the ever-expanding suburbs surrounding the loop, fraudulent operators are known to target unsuspecting homeowners in the greater Houston area. People are often surprised by how common scammers are and how scams can occur. Unfortunately, many do not find out until Read more…

Can My Chimney Be Cleaned If It Has A Bend?

It is important to have your chimney swept on an annual basis. With use, creosote builds up and debris gets caught in the chimney. The chimney needs attention as do other areas of your home. It is also recommended that a professional chimney sweep inspect your chimney. This will help determine if a sweep is Read more…

The Benefits of Using a Fireplace Insert

There has perhaps never been a better time to mix home luxury with practicality. This premise makes a lot of sense once you are familiar with the benefits of using a fireplace insert. It’s universally known that fireplaces make terrific focal points in a room. You may enjoy your fireplace’s modern style or stunning architecture, Read more…

Benefits of Cleaning Solar Panels

What a great investment you made. Installing solar panels on your home. You will be benefiting big in the future. But did you know that there is some maintenance needed to keep your return on investment? Cleaning your solar panels is important in so many ways. Let us discuss the benefits. Warranty Did you read Read more…

Solving the Mystery of Your Smelly Fireplace

The joys of your fireplace in winter may be forgotten if the hearth begins to leak bad smells. Clearing the air by solving the mystery of your smelly fireplace is not a job for amateurs. The potential causes of fireplace odors are numerous. The chimney sweep professionals at Guardian Chimney Sweep are regular sleuth-hounds. They Read more…

Benefits of A Clean Dryer Vent 

You may not realize how important it is to keep an eye on your dryer vent. Do you realize that lint and debris in your vent can cause clogs? A clogged dryer vent can cause your dryer to work less efficiently. It may even damage your dryer. A blocked dryer vent is a serious risk Read more…

Mastering Damper Control for a More Efficient Fireplace

Chimney dampers are unseen but essential chimney components. Mastering damper control for a more efficient fireplace is simple, and it will help cut energy costs. Damper control involves two basic steps, as detailed below. Reading on, you will also learn what differentiates the various types of dampers and how to operate them. Keep in mind Read more…