If you have ever wondered what it really is that your chimney sweep is doing while at your home, our new online tutorial is for you. You can now see HOW a chimney sweep goes about his or her job of sweeping and inspecting your chimney, by accepting the following agreement:


The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) is providing this information for the benefit of homeowners who hire CSIA Certified Chimney Sweeps® to perform chimney sweep services and inspections. The situations presented and depicted in these tutorials represent best practices as taught by CSIA, but are not intended to be interpreted as sole determining factors as to a chimney sweep’s technical competence as individual conditions and practices may vary. CSIA makes no representations or warranties about the applicability of the information for any particular type of situation since regional variations in construction practices and additional environmental, physical and geographical factors necessarily vary the level of service appropriate for your fireplace and chimney. Local laws and ordinances may govern and/or supersede the information and any recommendations provided herein.CSIA makes no representation or warranties concerning how a CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep will perform, nor does CSIA guarantee the results of any inspection. In no event shall CSIA be liable for any damages whatsoever resulting from the use of or reliance on information contained in these tutorials. You may not copy nor redistribute, nor use any portion of these tutorials in a public or commercial manner without the express permission of CSIA. The use of CSIA’s name, trademarks, or service marks in connection with this information in no way represents an endorsement by CSIA of any products of any CSIA Certified Chimney Sweeps. The term Certified Chimney Sweep® and the Certified Chimney Sweep® logo are both registered trademarks of The Chimney Safety Institute of America and the use of any trademarks or service marks of the CSIA is strictly prohibited.

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