The Dangers of Creosote

Today you may not have a fire burning in your fireplace or stove, but you will soon! Every day a fire burns, byproducts rise up the chimney, including soot and creosote. Neither are serious when the system is serviced regularly, but when important appointments are...

Summer Masonry Repair Checklist

Your chimney system may be most noticed in the winter, but it needs attention year-round! Summer is the perfect time to begin preparing for winter. This means making sure your fireplace, chimney, and fuel is all ready for burn season. Taking care of these things...

We’re Now in Bellevue!

At Pristine Sweeps, we have been proudly serving the Seattle area since 2008. With the service of over 2000 chimneys under our belt, we are proud to announce our company’s expansion! We will soon be opening a new location in Bellevue, Washington. Our new offices will...

Get a Head Start on Chimney Maintenance

As the reality of colder temperatures gets closer, many homeowners have begun to think about their fireplaces for the first time since spring. While fireplaces and chimneys are built to withstand the elements, effective annual maintenance is a way to guarantee that...