What Is Creosote?

If you use your fireplace, then you NEED the FACTS on creosote for the safety of your home. What it is… How it Happens… and What You Can Do About It! Creosote gets stuck inside the walls of a chimney flue when wood is burned. Is it dangerous? Yes. Watch our new video animation to see how we remove creosote from a chimney and how Full Service Chimney can claim to be the “No-Mess” Chimney Sweep in Kansas City! …Continued

How to Burn the Fire You Want…

Discover 5 ways to keep the fire burning in the fireplace and avoid starting an unwanted chimney fire. It’s National Fire Prevention Week and Full Service Chimney is here to teach you how to burn the fire you want … without starting one you don’t. Watch Certified Chimney Sweep, Bob Berry, Build an Upside Down Fire in his fireplace and an informative video from the US Fire Administration on Home Winter Safety. …Continued

Flue Fire Damage Demonstrated

The creosote builds up on the walls inside a chimney flue. Over time it becomes a fire hazard. This Flue Fire Damage video is a quick simulation of how fire leaves the chimney, soon after the creosote ignites. … Flue Tile cracks cannot be seen without a proper inspection of the inside of the chimney, but when discovered these cracks in the clay are an obvious sign that a fire has already happened inside a chimney. ……Continued

How Much Rain Can a Leaky Chimney Take?

There must be leaky chimney’s all over Kansas City, since it’s been raining in the for over a week! Because mother nature shows no signs of slowing her wrath this Spring season, we figured it best to spread the knowledge regarding the damage that rain can cause a chimney and fireplace. If you have a … Continued