The Holiday Burning Season is Here!

The Ultimate Guide to Firewood and What You Can & Can’t Burn in Your Fireplace

Even after a CSIA Certified Sweep® has inspected and swept your chimney, it’s good to know what types of wood are best to burn and what you can (and cannot) burn safely in your fireplace! Read the guide below!

Fireside Talk with CSIA

Join us LIVE on Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter. Biweekly @ 7 PM EST 

Fireside Talk with CSIA is a show for homeowners and consumers to learn more about their chimney system, fireplace safety, and more from expert guests. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube!

The Holiday Burning Season is Here!

The Ultimate Guide to Firewood and What You Can & Can’t Burn in Your Fireplace

Even after a CSIA Certified Sweep® has inspected and swept your chimney, it’s good to know what types of wood are best to burn and what you can (and cannot) burn safely in your fireplace! Read the guide below!

Fireside Talk with CSIA

Join us LIVE on Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter. Biweekly @ 7 PM EST 

Fireside Talk with CSIA is a show for homeowners and consumers to learn more about their chimney system, fireplace safety, and more from expert guests. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube!

Homeowners

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To save you the time and hassle of searching every website for the CSIA-Certified badge, we’ve put them all in one database, easily searchable by zip code.

Now, finding a local, CSIA-Certified Chimney Sweep® or Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician® near you is easy.


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Professionals

What Does Your CSIA Certification Say About You?

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A CSIA certified pro believes in ongoing training, education, and ethics – not shortcuts. And that’s why that little badge gives homeowners so much peace of mind.


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30+ Years of Dedicated Service

Helping Homeowners and Professionals in the Chimney and Venting Industry

For more than 30 years, the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) has made it easier for homeowners to find reliable, experienced, highly trained chimney and venting professionals to tackle maintenance, installation, and repairs.


We've created a standard of excellence in the industry by providing expert-led education and training to industry professionals. Because homeowners deserve the highest standard of care - a level of care only the best-trained pros can provide.


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Professionals Resources

  • Chimney Sweep & C-DET Careers
  • Certifications & Renewal
  • Taking the CSIA Exam
  • CEUs
  • Education & Events

Video Resources

Our Director of Education, Russ Dimmitt put together a series of short videos covering a range of related topics.

Check out the full playlist right here.

Why You Should Hire a CSIA-Certified Chimney Sweep®

Why Homeowners Can Trust CSIA-Certified Chimney Sweeps®