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Why Are Chimney Inspections Important?

You have been enjoying your fireplace all winter long. The warmer weather is upon us. We are seeing signs of spring everywhere. This is not the time to forget about your fireplace. Now is the time to call Guardian Chimney Sweep for your annual chimney sweep and inspection. Booking your appointment in the early spring 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…

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…

Avoiding Winter Chimney Fires: Crucial Prevention Tips

Wintertime is a time when you bring out the wooly clothes. Unpack those comfortable blankets. Get cozied up in front of your fireplace with a hot cup of coffee. The fireplace has been a delight for many. Some use it for the atmosphere, others use the fireplace as an additional heat source. Whichever the use, Read more…

How Weather Affects Your Chimney: Tips for All Seasons

As chimneys go, there is a comprehensive topic that can help you stay safe and save you money. It is how the weather affects your chimney–tips for all seasons. There may be a lot more going on up there on your roof than you ever suspected, other than possible reindeer making a visit come December Read more…

Common Signs Your Chimney Needs Repair

When you own a fireplace, your best friend is your local chimney specialist. There are certain things that you must do to maintain your fireplace. You want it in perfect working condition. Always consider booking a yearly chimney sweep and inspection. If repairs are needed to your fireplace and chimney, these are the folks to Read more…