It is the mission of the NCSG to promote the success of its members by providing progressive services, encouraging professionalism and ethical accountability, and advancing the chimney and venting industry through public awareness of the trade.
CSIA administers the only nationally-recognized certification program for the chimney and venting service industry as a standard measurement of technical expertise. CSIA is a non-profit educational organization existing to provide chimney and venting safety resources to those in the industry and to you.
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Here are some tips on how to start the perfect fire in your fireplace:Art of Starting a Fire.pdf
NFPA Standards for Inspection of Existing ChimneysNFPA.pdf
See what professionally performed chimney cleaning entails, and learn how you can prepare for your chimneysweep's visit. Watch this interactive video from the Chimney Safety Institute of America.Chimney Sweeping Tutorial
Here is some important information regarding the safety and efficiency of fireplace inserts:Fireplace Inserts.pdf
Typically, these "scammer" chimney companies blanket the area with phone calls, saying basically the same story.Read More about Scammers