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Randy Brooks

U.S.
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Inspection of Masonry, Pre-cast Tilt-up, and Factory Built Fireplaces as well as Free Standing & Insert, Gas, and Wood Appliances. We also provide Hearth Fire Loss Investigations, Litigation Support, Consulting Services, Flue Sweeping, Installation and Repair. Additionally, Iíve been a chimney sweep for 23 years, service and install hearth appliances as well as being recognized by the Superior Court of California as an expert witness.

Bart Ogden

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I can answer questions related to chimney and fireplace cleaning, construction and repair as well as questions related to the performance of chimneys and fireplaces. I can also answer questions related to clothes dryer vent cleaning and repair. Additionally, I can field questions related to masonry repair.

James Ball

U.S.
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I am a chimney sweep with over 22 years of experience, CSIA certified and member of the NCSG, I can answer questions about smoky fire places, wood stoves, and heating units (boiler and furnace chimneys) do you need a relining? A cap? And much more

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2016-11-16 heatilator:

Welcome back Gayle, I have never been a big fan of these Metal firebox Heatolators, great idea but never really lasted ,I would have a local Certified Chimney Sweep www.csia.org, (there you can look up

2016-10-06 stove pipe compatability:

Wayne,    Good question. First, Warnock Hersey is a test laboratory that tested and subsequently listed the specific chimney pipe you have to an "Under Writers Laboratories" (UL-103) standard. In other

2016-10-02 Wood stove:

Jello Justin, you have to use their panels (any other might cause over heating/fire) I would go back to the manufacturer and if you can't find them then the stove should be replaced.  Also I would have

2016-09-13 True Heat Fireplace:

Hello Brian, I am not familiar  with that system, but that looks like the Pipe is used not the cap, you must use OEM parts, the Chase Cover can be made by anyone, I would replace the chase cover with a

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