Search results for Damper

  1. 5 Ways to Maximize Your Fireplace and Chimney Efficiency

    ... fireplace and chimney efficiency: Fireplace Damper Control Keep your fireplace damper closed while not burning a fire. Closing the damper is usually ...

    Article - cleansweepfireplace - 01/30/2019 - 4:02pm

  2. 7 Signs Your Chimney Is In Need of Repairs

    ... Rust shouldn’t form on your firebox or damper , however, if it is this means there is a moisture issue as well. Since you will not see the damper readily diagnosing this issue can be troublesome. Signs that tell of ...

    Article - cleansweepfireplace - 01/24/2019 - 1:30pm

  3. Inspecting Your Chimney

    ... Before making a fire in a traditional fireplace, open the damper and crack open a window. Light a match, blow it out and watch the ... at least that long before removing ashes. Then, open the damper and crack a window so that ash isn't drawn into the house. Wear a ...

    Article - cleansweepfireplace - 04/18/2016 - 12:50pm

  4. Fireplaces & Wood Stoves

    ... you must constantly supervise the flames and install a damper door to control the speed of the burning. The creosote build-up in ...

    Article - cleansweepfireplace - 04/18/2016 - 12:50pm

  5. Chimney Swifts

    ... not be disturbed. (If this happens be sure to close your damper to keep them from entering your house!) While chimney swifts are ...

    Article - cleansweepfireplace - 04/18/2016 - 12:50pm

  6. The Chimney Sweep Process

    ... into the smoke chamber up through the throat by the damper . We then either scoop or vacuum the soot and creosote off the ...

    Article - cleansweepfireplace - 02/05/2019 - 2:34pm