Maximize Chimney Safety Week

Sunday, September 30 – Saturday, October 6 [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyRKoNNZ-sA] National Chimney Safety Week is the best opportunity for the entire chimney and venting industry to work as one to promote safety to the general public. Below are...

Online Reviews Now Part of eLearning Subscription

Good news! The CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep® (CCS) and Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician® (C-DET) Online Review classes are now a part of the CSIA eLearning subscription and they are immediately available upon day 1 of your subscription. Let’s look at the...

Why CSIA’s Credentials are the Industry Standard

  As in many industries, certifications provided by different organizations are not necessarily equal. Here’s what sets CSIA’s credentials above the rest.  Accreditation The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) meets the highest of educational...

2018 Industry Survey Summary

In late 2017, the CSIA, in cooperation with the National Chimney Sweep Guild, sent out a survey (via email and via Sweeping magazine) to the chimney and venting industry at-large to take the temperature of the industry as it relates to topics that concern both...

How to Hire a Chimney Sweep

Proper care and maintenance of your chimneys, woodstoves, and fireplaces can help protect you from unnecessary fires and carbon monoxide poisonings. We always recommend hiring a CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep®. You should also consider asking the following questions...

Why Your Home Needs a Chimney Inspection Today

Damage and deaths caused by fire or carbon monoxide from your chimney can be reduced through annual inspection. Whether it is a fireplace or furnace, little attention is paid to our heating appliances until the weather turns colder. And until problems arise, little...