Today we celebrate and offer our congratulations to the Original Kansas City Chimney Sweep for being designated the 47th Master Chimney Sweep in America! An accomplishment that is the pinnacle achievement for chimney professionals.
A Supporting TeamFull Service Chimney Owner, Robert Berry (CSIA#2203), has inspected, cleaned, and repaired local KC area chimneys for over 32 years. He has rightfully earned the title of Master Chimney Sweep. Bob believes that education never stops. He is always training our team members on chimney and fireplace specifics, which helps us all be better than we were the day before.
What Does It Take to Be A Master Sweep?Becoming a Master Chimney Sweep takes many years of hard work, dedication, and effort toward learning the complex science of chimney and fireplaces. As stated by the Chimney Sweep Institute of America (CSIA):
“…the applicant must be an active CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep® and must have held the CCS credential for a minimum of nine continuous years or a minimum total of 18 years (non-continuous)…” and “…must have an active NFI Certification obtained through the CSIA Installing & Troubleshooting Wood Heating Appliances class or CSIA Installing and Troubleshooting Gas Hearth Appliances class…”
Bob Berry at CSIA Technology Center for Master Chimney Sweep Courses
- CSIA Rope / Roof Access
- CSIA Advanced Inspection and Documentation
- CSIA Lining Masonry Chimneys with Stainless Steel
- CSIA Advanced Masonry Repair
- CSIA Chimney Physics
Roof-Ropes Access Safety Training with Jim Brewer
47th Master Chimney Sweep Coin Certificate of Achievement