LBC Small Cap supports the growth of premium service brands

RADNOR, Pennsylvania., September 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – LBC Small Cap, a subsidiary of LBC Credit Partners, has provided senior secured credit facilities to Premium Service Brands (“PSB” or the “Company”), a Charlottesville, Virginia Multi-brand franchisor and holding company of Susquehanna Private Capital (“SPC”). The investment will support PSB’s acquisition of The Grout Medic, […]

Husky Garage Door Repair Summerlin provides meticulous garage door repair and premium garage door supply services in Las Vegas, Nevada

High end garage door supply at Husky Garage Door Repair Summerlin Las Vegas, Nevada – Garage Door Repair Husky Summerlin offers premium garage door repairs in Las Vegas. They provide the exact service required for clients’ needs and budgets. They offer more cost effective services than ordering a new garage door. Calling Husky Garage Door […]

Irving Fire Department reminds residents to have chimneys cleaned and inspected

The Irving Fire Department posted on Facebook: “Cooler weather is just around the corner! Prepare your home by having your chimneys and vents cleaned and inspected by a qualified professional. Be safe from fire! According to FEMA, dirty chimneys can cause chimney fires, which damage or destroy homes and injure people. Clean chimneys do not […]

Keep Your Family Safe This Winter With Good Chimney Security State

PLAINFIELD, Ind., September 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – As We Celebrate National Chimney Safety Week September 26 to October 2, the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) wants to remind all families how they can enjoy a safe and warm home this fall and winter. National Chimney Safety Week 2021 is designed to educate […]

Keep Your Family Safe This Winter With Good Chimney Security State

PLAINFIELD, Ind., September 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – As We Celebrate National Chimney Safety Week September 26 to October 2, the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) wants to remind all families how they can enjoy a safe and warm home this fall and winter. National Chimney Safety Week 2021 is designed to educate […]

Keep Your Family Safe This Winter With Good Chimney Security

PLAINFIELD, Ind., September 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – As We Celebrate National Chimney Safety Week September 26 to October 2, the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) wants to remind all families how they can enjoy a safe and warm home this fall and winter. National Chimney Safety Week 2021 is designed to educate […]

Snowblowers, mowers and more: American yards are quietly switching to electricity | Garden & Landscape

“Last year we were 90 percent electric on the hedge trimmers and this year it’s 100 percent. My guys won’t even touch a gasoline hedge trimmer anymore, ”says Morrell, who oversees the trimming of the garden’s 4,850 linear feet of hedges. Tyler Campbell uses an electric hedge trimmer to trim hedges at the New York […]

Real estate advice: It’s time for your home’s seasonal transition | Rogersville

Summer ended Wednesday last week, but we didn’t have to wait for the fall equinox to find out. It is significantly cooler in the evening and early in the morning. And the forecast for maximum fall colors has been made. The first adapters are already starting to show color. These events are also a signal […]

Here are some common home improvement scams and how to avoid them

As we wind down this year’s hot and humid summer, homeowners will begin to plan what needs to be done in and around the home to prepare it for what should be a freezing winter. Better Business Bureau is warning residents that fall brings a rush of home repair scams and how not to fall […]

Chimney Specialists Inc. is a Seattle chimney repair company that also provides chimney sweeps and other chimney services in Seattle, WA

Chimney services offered by Chimney Specialists Inc. in Seattle, WA Seattle, WA – Chimney Specialists Inc. offers a wide range of cleaning and maintenance services for homes, businesses and multi-family properties to residents of Seattle, WA. As an experienced chimney sweep, the company specializes in providing inspection services to its customers in which they have […]

Fall Equinox Starts Next Week | New

Mother Nature will soon offer a new fall breeze with the official start of fall starting Wednesday, September 22. That means it’s almost time to put away the backyard swimsuits and kiddie pools and get ready for fall. With the warm weather still in place, now is the time to check out those fireplaces, heaters, […]

Help needed for chimney sweeping, mosquito net repair, battery lessons

DEAR POINTS OF SUN: I am looking for a new chimney sweep because the man I have used for many years is retiring. I would love the recommendation of other readers. – Christine, no town REPLY: You can also go to the Maine chapter of the Chimney Safety Institute of America (https://web.csia.org/CSIA-Certified/Maine) and enter your […]

Stéphanie Garland: Tips for hiring a contractor in the fall | News

As the leaves begin to fall and the plants in the garden go to seed, homeowners may consider hiring a lawn or landscaping company to clean up the gardens before winter. The Better Business Bureau advises owners to carefully check companies before hiring them, and ask for a contract outlining what will be done and […]

Chimney Safety Institute of America Announces Appointment of New President and New Board of Directors | State

PLAINFIELD, Ind., September 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tommy nelms, owner of Sweeps & Ladders Chimney Service at Franklin, Tennessee as the new chairman of the board of directors, succeeding Chuck roydhouse, owner of Anne Arundel County Clean Sweep. What […]

Chimney Safety Institute of America Announces Appointment of New President and New Board of Directors

What we do matters and we will do great things. Tweet this “AMSC is all of us. To be successful, we need everyone’s help. I look forward to everyone’s comments, suggestions and ideas, ”says Tommy nelms. “I am so excited to be going to work for CSIA and for all of you. What we do […]

It’s time to prepare your home and garden for winter – Marin Independent Journal

Fall begins this month and with it the beauty of falling colorful leaves, softer sunlight, and slowly fading summer flowers and crops. Now is the time, when the weather is dry and hot, to plan – and carry out – all the projects that have been postponed during the summer, even the big ones. Here […]

World Masterpiece Theater’s Romeo Blue Skies Becomes a Musical

World’s Masterpieces Theater classic Romeo’s blue sky will receive a stage musical adaptation this spring! The 1995 series, also known as Romeo and the Dark Brothers, is based on the 1941 novel Die schwarzen Brüder through Lisa Tetzner. The story revolves around Romeo and Alfredo, a pair of boys bought and sold as chimney sweeps, […]

7 Steps To Getting A Personal Loan With Bad Credit

Don’t give up on getting a loan just because your credit isn’t perfect. Many lenders require borrowers to meet certain credit score requirements for a personal loan. For example, to qualify for a loan at the most competitive rate, you will generally need a credit score of 740 or higher. There are, however, many people […]

Winter housekeeping services to be booked early

Photo: istockphoto.com With the days still long and the temperatures skyrocketing, preparing a home for the coming winter is the last thing many homeowners think about. However, with the current labor shortage in several industries, waiting until Old Man Winter is on your doorstep could lead to an impossible search for professionals who are not […]

Northumberland chimney sweeps trade life in Cragside for fireside

Duncan Norman and Leigh Philp, formerly Chief and Deputy Chief of National Trust Property Rangers now run “The Northumberland Sweep” and have cleaned more than 500 chimneys since February. The pair are familiar faces in the Coquet Valley, having been in National Trust ownership for a combined 22 years when the coronavirus caused a restructuring […]

What Tulips and Bitcoin have in common

Tulipmania took over the Netherlands in the 1600s and is widely regarded as the first financial asset bubble. A bubble is a significant increase in the price of an asset that is not reflected in its value. The price increases because people think they can sell the asset for a profit, not because it is […]

NEIGHBOURS: Looking for something fun to see this weekend? Head to Decatur for “Mary Poppins” – The Madison Record

DECATUR – Enter a magical world where chimney sweeps dance on rooftops, toys come to life and a famous nanny flies through the air. “‘Mary Poppins’ ‘is all about magic and being able to accomplish anything if you set your mind to it,” said director Lauren Cantrell Salerno. “I feel like after this past year, […]

NEIGHBORS: Looking for something fun to see this weekend? Head over to Decatur for “Mary Poppins” – The Madison Record

DECATUR – Enter a magical world where chimney sweeps dance on the rooftops, toys come to life and a famous nanny flies through the air. ‘Mary Poppins’ is all about the magic and the ability to accomplish anything if you think about it, “said director Lauren Cantrell Salerno.” I feel like after the year has […]

‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary: An Exclusive Look at Peter Jackson’s Revealing New Film

After speaking to McCartney in New Zealand, Jackson traveled to Starr’s home in Los Angeles to show her the footage on an iPad (“He was laughing, I was laughing”), and began corresponding with Olivia Harrison, the George’s widow, who supported him. behind the project despite documenting George’s displeasure. “She saw the rooftop concert around the […]

Local real estate lawyer buys Interstate Business Park for $ 7.7 million

Located on 6 acres near the Diamond, the Interstate Business Park sold for $ 7.7 million. (Photo by Mike Platania) Tucked between highways 95, 64 and 195, the aptly named Interstate Business Park has a new owner behind the wheel. The two-building complex located at 3601 Saunders Ave. sold at the end of last month […]

“There are birds everywhere” Nearly a thousand birds invade the house in Torrance

TORRANCE, Calif. – A woman from Torrance has returned home to find nearly a thousand birds inside her home. “There are birds everywhere,” took on a whole new meaning for Kerri. A video shot by neighbors and his family shows the little black birds circling the outside of the fireplace and sweeping in groups. Once […]

Chimney sweeps: Have you had your chimney checked this year?

Steven Carter has swept over 40,000 chimneys in the old English tradition since he founded Chimney Sweeps, Inc. in 1985. “Our philosophy is that your fireplace is part of your home,” Carter said. “If the fireplace goes out, the house goes too. We take care of your fireplace so we take care of your home. […]

Glasgow memories: the day the city’s chimney sweep got it wrong

Former Regular Times reader Dan Harris contacted us after we published a story about the lost but not forgotten jobs that were once a feature of our streets, such as chapper-uppers, ragpickers and lamplighters. “The picture of the chimney sweep reminded me of a calamitous incident in the building where I lived when I was […]

Meet the teenager who dropped out of college to become a chimney sweep

Shannon Brett was just 13 when she helped sweep her first chimney. But the 19-year-old young woman would never have guessed that she would take it up again at the end of her adolescence and discover an end-to-end passion for the profession. Leaving school with ‘barely enough GCSEs to get into university’, she went on […]

If you think you’ve understood God, you don’t.

A reflection for the fourth Sunday of Lent Readings: 2 Chronicles 36:14-16, 19-23 Ephesians 2:4-10 John 3:14-21 What is the Talmud? Piotr, a Russian soldier, poses this question to Jewish partisans fighting the Nazis in Primo Levi’s If not now when? (1982): “Is this your book of the Gospels? » How do you explain this […]

Musical chimney sweep Vilnis Daņiļevičs / Article

These days, few young people choose a career of climbing on roofs and removing soot from bricks. But despite other options, that’s exactly what Vilnis Daņiļevičs happily does from Monday to Friday. As a young man, Vilnis followed his heart and studied to become a music teacher. Indeed, for 20 years, he has been playing […]

Business heats up for Fylde Coast chimney sweeps thanks to lockdown

Harpers Stoves and its sweeping business have been busy over the past year and have a swollen order book for the weeks ahead. Partners Jamie Griffiths and Gareth McNeal have seen business soar as more want to keep house fires going. Jamie said: “Woodburning stoves have become extremely fashionable in recent years and more and […]

The Bigger Picture – The Trouble with Chimneys: From Percival Potts to Archibald Leitch

Links between occupational risks and cancer Percival Potts entered epidemiological folklore for providing one of the first links between occupational exposures and specific cancers…namely scrotal cancer in chimney sweeps. And, to be clear, it was squamous cell carcinoma of the skin of the scrotum, not testicular cancer. And what was both striking and shocking about […]

Chimney sweeps attack deadly pollution crisis

ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA — Soot and ash spurt from the stove as Sukhbaatar Jizaabandi pounded it with a hammer. Dust fills the air, caught by sunlight streaming through a window. Gloved hands, Sukhbaatar shovels the soot into a bucket. At first glance, Sukhbaatar’s job as a government-hired chimney sweep seems like a prosaic necessity in a […]

Food delivery people are the chimney sweeps of the 21st century

The deaths and injuries of cyclists delivering food on our roads will not stop until we recognize the relationship between working conditions and safety. Focusing only on safety issues (by making them wear high visibility vests for example) will not solve the problem that has led to the death of five cyclists in the last […]

Tim Dowling: Did the chimney sweep spot human bones in the chimney? | life and style

A month ago, I tried unsuccessfully to hire a chimney sweep. Then I tried, unsuccessfully, to convince my wife to hire one. “I emailed four companies,” I said. “Most don’t even answer.” “It’s because you’re afraid of sweeps,” she said. “You have to get over it.” I turned to look out the window. “They toil […]

Tim Dowling: I face my fears and hire a chimney sweep | life and style

II sit in my office cabin while the squirrel in front of me eats the last tomatoes of the summer. He’s sitting on the corner of the raised bed just across the window, with a look on his face that says, I thought you’d like to see this. Behind the squirrel, a man wearing a […]

Prepare your fireplace for the holidays

San Diego is known for having a pleasant, temperate climate, but even Southern Californians need an indoor heat source during the cooler winter months. Many homes have fire pits and chimneys that are lit during the holidays, and for homes in the mountains where it snows or for those without central heating, fireplaces are a […]

GOP candidate Burgess Owens says country needs more ‘chimney sweeps’

SALT LAKE CITY — Republican congressional candidate Burgess Owens considers himself a “sweeper” in a Trump administration if voters elect him and send the president back to the White House in November. Owens said he lost it all after a decade in the National Football League that culminated in a Super Bowl championship with the […]

What is a chimney sweep? They do everything to keep you safe all year round

This content is sponsored by First, a good chimney sweep will carefully inspect your chimney for potential problems. MANCHESTER, NH – What is a chimney sweep? Ed Hewitt, owner of Manchester-based Anything Chimney, is happy to talk about chimneys with anyone who asks. “It all comes down to safety, which is why we do what […]

Chimney Sweeps offers a second location and summer safety inspections

Company Spotlight: Chimney Sweeps Inc. has grown from one location to two and is offering a special summer offer to help San Diego residents keep their chimneys clean. Chimney Sweeps, a family business that has serviced chimneys and fireplaces across the county since 1985, will now operate from its original location in Lakeside and a […]

Chimney sweeps, composers, tobacco growers and the police

Many police officers, hearing the growing demand to “defund the police”, fear for their future. Already feeling besieged every time they make a drug arrest, respond to a domestic violence call, or stop a driver with a broken taillight, they now also face the worry of soon finding themselves unemployed. We’ve all heard the saying, […]

Chimney sweeps, composers, tobacco growers and the police

Mall police officers, hearing the growing demand to “defund the police”, fear for their future. Already feeling besieged every time they make a drug arrest, respond to a domestic violence call, or stop a driver with a broken taillight, they now also face the worry of soon finding themselves unemployed. We’ve all heard the saying, […]

Chimney Sweeps continues to provide essential services to San Diego County during COVID-19

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, Chimney Sweeps, Inc., is still providing inspections, repairs, and other services to customers throughout the San Diego County area. “There are certainly risks associated with the hearth, including carbon monoxide, chimney fires, smoking and other fire hazards,” said Julian Margo, who runs the day-to-day operations of the business. […]

Chimney Sweeps continues to provide essential services during COVID-19

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, Chimney Sweeps, Inc., is still providing inspections, repairs, and other services to customers throughout the San Diego County area. “There are certainly risks associated with the hearth, including carbon monoxide, chimney fires, smoking and other fire hazards,” said Julian Margo, who runs the day-to-day operations of the business. […]

Chimney Sweeps continues to provide essential services to San Diego County during COVID-19

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, Chimney Sweeps, Inc., is still providing inspections, repairs, and other services to customers throughout the San Diego County area. “There are certainly risks associated with the hearth, including carbon monoxide, chimney fires, smoking and other fire hazards,” said Julian Margo, who runs the day-to-day operations of the business. […]

Early spring, perfect time to clean fireplaces, chimneys

Shanna Sloyer, special for The Capital-Journal | Topeka Capital-Journal If you’ve been cozying up by the fire this winter, it’s time to start thinking about cleaning and maintaining your fireplace and chimney. The National Fire Protection Association recommends an annual cleaning and inspection of chimneys, fireplaces, vents and solid fuel burning appliances once a year, […]

A local chimney sweep maintained the White House chimneys

A version of this story aired in 2015. For hundreds of years, chimney sweeps have provided a necessary and important service to society. In 1981 Jeff Schmittinger began working in the field and today he operates Wisconsin Chimney Technicians in Waukesha. Before becoming a chimney sweep — yes, that term is still acceptable today — […]

Meet Master Chimney Sweep Steve Carter and his team at Chimney Sweeps, Inc., serving San Diego County

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Visions of Mary Poppins and Bert the Chimney Sweep come to mind when we think of Steven Carter. He is a real and current top notch chimney sweep. In fact, he’s called a Master Sweep in the old English tradition, and he’s swept over 40,000 chimneys in his career. Chim Chim Cheree indeed. […]

A homeowner urges people to have their chimneys swept

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – After a chimney fire on Thursday, a homeowner urges others to have their chimneys swept. “If we hadn’t paid attention to the noise and investigated it, we could have had a very big fire,” said Jean Cole, owner. Cole said Halloween night by the fireplace took a spooky turn. “We […]

The Bethel family has three generations of chimney sweeps

Chimney sweeps Shannon, Albert and Scott Sumner show off the brushes they use on chimneys. Bethel Citizen photo by Alison Aloisio BETHEL — The Sumner family of Bethel has been in the chimney sweeping business for more than 80 years, spanning three generations. Although demand for the service today isn’t what it was at the […]

What causes these stains on the chimney?

Comment this story Comment Q: Our fireplace is badly stained from the weather. A chimney sweep told us that chemicals and high-pressure washing won’t guarantee the removal of these stains, and that high-pressure washing might even damage the brick. How can we safely remove stains? A: The stains could be mold, dirt, algae or soot, […]

“Mary Poppins” accused of racism for a sweeping scene

The fantastical adventures of Mary Poppins are for many a treasured part of childhood. From beloved books by PL Travers to the Disney classic Mary Poppins movie and even in the recent Mary Poppins Returns appeals to audiences of all ages. However, not everyone is so nostalgic for the nanny. In an editorial by The […]

The Davenport teenager is a third-generation chimney sweep | Local News

DEB BUTTLEMAN-MALCOLM DAVENPORT — Earl “Brady” Bunch IV graduated early last month, with his last day of class Dec. 18 at Davenport North High School. That night, he was already hard at work at Falcon’s Nest Chimney Sweeps, preparing for his future as the third generation of his family to do such work. “My dad […]

Chimney sweeping scams abound due to lack of state regulation – NBC Boston

What there is to know Out-of-state companies are calling homeowners with chimney cleaning offers, only to get their foot in the door selling unnecessary services. There are no national regulations on chimney sweeps. Make sure the company is insured, ask what licenses or industry credentials they hold, and check them. When Lucille Collings bought her […]

Valley News – Upper Valley Chimney company has a modern take on dirty work

Randolph – It’s 7 o’clock in the morning and it’s time for roll call. A room full of men all dressed in black gather for their daily early morning staff meeting. More than two dozen of them, many with beards, hold take-out coffee cups, sit in chairs around a conference table, against the wall and […]

Chimney sweeps, princesses, Cinderella, medieval hairstyles and details – The Irish Times

The brilliant new novel by Jonathan Auxier Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster (Amulet Books, £13.99, 8+) will have you thinking as you light the first fires of autumn. Set in Victorian London, it tells the story of a feisty child, Nan Sparrow. Under contract to the vile sweeping master Wilkie Crudd, […]

You’ll never find that chimney sweep covered in soot

Erwin Liverman, 71, believes he is the world’s oldest chimney sweep, 60 years after he started. He feels like a relic in a craft that’s been described as both Dickensian and lyrical – think of the rooftop shenanigans in the classic Disney movie “Mary Poppins.” Liverman has long since lost count of the number of […]

Chimney sweeping biz alive, well on South Whidbey

When someone says chimney sweep, the image that comes to mind is stained black cheeks and Victorian England. Or maybe it’s Dick Van Dyke, the most famous chimney sweep of them all. “Chim-chimney, chem-chimney, chem-chim dear “, he sang in the 1964 musical “Mary Poppins.” Thanks to improved worker safety, the days of climbing up […]

Chimney Sweeps, Inc.: Keeping It Clean and Real While Serving San Diego County Homes and Businesses

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it. Truth be told, the folks at Chimney Sweeps, Inc. want to do it – clean your chimney, that is, and according to Julian Margo, the main contractor for this established family business, the job isn’t as dirty than you think. “The chimney sweep […]

How often to clean your fireplace and chimney

While cozy evenings in front of the fireplace are definitely irresistible, take the time to make sure your fireplace is as safe as it is inviting. A 2016 report from the National Fire Protection Association states that one of the biggest contributing factors to home heating fires was uncleaning of chimneys. It’s usually not a […]

How much does chimney cleaning cost? – Orange County Register

Q. How much does chimney cleaning cost? A. Sweeping costs depend on several factors. What type of chimney do you need a chimney sweep to inspect? Hiring someone to clean a boiler chimney can cost as little as $40. However, full-size chimneys from a wood-burning fireplace usually cost at least $100 to $150. Certain situations […]

Why is it a chance to shake hands with a chimney sweep?

Hear the word “chimney sweep” and most of us remember the movie “Mary Poppins,” with Dick Van Dyke’s character singing and dancing with his brush. Pretty fun, right? Many people believe that a handshake from a chimney sweep brings good luck, even though the history of the chimney sweep is actually quite dark (or sooty, […]