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THE CHIMNEY SWEEP

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why is my wood stove or fireplace difficult to light

Why does my fireplace smoke back into the room or my wood stove smoke back when I open the door

The most logical explanation is negative air pressure or what is sometimes professionally called the stack effect.
To see our information page on this common phenomenon Click Here

How do I build a fire for efficiency, safety and effect? You can do this by using quality well seasoned wood and following suggestions available .
See our information on the proper stacking of your logs in your wood burning appliance for an optimum burn. Click Here

What are the most common chimney problems; Blocked by creosote, animals other obstructions; cracking settling in the tiles; moisture and creosote buildup;

For information and on the type of trees and their capacity to become good fire wood see our special charts on treetypes and fire wood
Click Here for chart on eastern trees
Click Here for chart on western trees

 

THE CHIMNEY SWEEP
Orangeville Ontario Canada

call us at (519) 941 - 5213
Fax at (519) 941 - 0033
or contact us at

thechimneysweep@sympatico.ca

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