Tips for buying Firewood

It’s fall and time to make sure that you  have your needed wood supply for this winter.  I often get asked, “Is it all right to burn pine?  I hear that it is not a good wood.”  Needless to say, there are lots of different kinds of wood – pine, birch, cedar, maple, etc.   All … Read more

Our Communities’ Safety After The Waldo Canyon Fire

Over the course of the last few weeks the residence of Colorado Springs have all been faced with the fragility of our community and property when fire is involved.  The Waldo Canyon Fire took our neighborhood by storm but did not take away the remarkable tenacity of our community.  The overwhelming efforts of our firefighters … Read more

A Memorial Day Thank You

This Memorial Day Dr. SOOT, Chimney Sweep, Inc. wants to honor and acknowledge the enormous sacrifice our service men and women, throughout our history, have made for us to be free.  Let us hold this holiday sacred and teach our children about their history so that we may stay free.  After all, as we get … Read more

Are you a Responsible Chimney Owner?

Being a responsible chimney owner is like being a responsible pet owner.  Each year you get a notice from your veterinarian to bring your pet in for a wellness checkup.  Although you can’t take your chimney to the vet, the same recommendation for an annual exam applies.  The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) recommends annual … Read more