What makes the CSIA credentials the industry standard? 

The CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep® credential is acknowledged by industry organizations, insurance underwriters, local, state and federal agencies as the measure of a chimney sweep’s knowledge about the evaluation and maintenance of chimney and venting systems. The CSIA Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician® credential is the only certification of its kind and is recognized in all 50 states.

When your potential client judges your knowledge against your competitor, the customer's best gauge is the CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep® and Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician® credentials. To ensure the continued integrity of the credentials in an ever-changing world, CSIA follows through on its committment to updating training, education, and manuals.

A CSIA credentialed professional enjoys benefits including:

  • Professional credibility among clients and competitors.
  • National recognition of your accomplishment.
  • The right to use the CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep® and/or Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician® trademarks in your advertising and on vehicles.
  • Aggressive protection of the trademarks.
  • Referrals from the "Find a Certified Professional" search engine on csia.org and dryersafety.org.
  • Professional representation among and referrals from affiliated industries (Realtors, home inspectors, oil heating service managers, firefighters, home builders, etc.)
  • Marketing and public relations materials designed to enhance your professional image.

Watch this message from CSIA President Mark A. Stoner

Watch this message from several industry professionals on why they have the CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep® certification.

Download this special two-page brochure that highlights the benefits of CSIA certification in a whole new way!
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