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Will Your New Furnace Orphan Your Hot Water Heater?

Make sure you compare apples to apples with your furnace replacement quotes. Pay particular attention to what the contractor plans to do to vent your water heater after the new furnace is installed. Ask questions if they did not mention…

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Recent Chimney Cap Replacement in Oswego, IL

We were called to fix a chimney leak after Affordable Roofing (Aurora, IL) referred the homeowners to us. Turns out that they were a previous sweeping customer from the 80s. But over 30 years of weather had deteriorated the sill…

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How Chimney Maintenance Saves You Money

Cleaning your chimney may not be the first thing that comes to mind when spring rolls around. But before you gear up for warmer weather, don’t forget to clean up from last season. Maintaining a clean chimney creates a safer…

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Local Chimney Sweep Gets National Honor

Terry A. Dearborn of Valley Chimney Sweep & Restoration attended his 32nd consecutive National Chimney Sweep Guild (NCSG) convention in Orlando, FL, and was presented the President’s Award by Guild President, Jay Walker. Annually awarded since 1994 by the current…

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