5 Common Chimney Problems in Older Houses

As a real estate agent, you encounter hundreds of houses every year. While all of them might not have a chimney, many of them probably do. In many Maryland homes, chimneys can help residents to stay warm in the coldest months of the year. The issues can arise when working with a buyer or seller [...]

By |July 22nd, 2020|Blog|

How to Increase the Lifespan of Your Chimney

Winter isn’t the same without a warm fire to gather around on brisk nights, which is why homeowners like you enjoy having a fireplace. While the fireplace might be a centerpiece of your home, there’s a good chance you don’t spend too much time thinking about your chimney. Without regular maintenance and care, a hazardous [...]

By |July 16th, 2020|Blog|

4 Common Gutter Installation Issues That Arise During a Home Sale

Gutters might not be the most glamorous part of the home that you are selling, but they play a critical role in the structural stability of the home over time. Small issues during the installation process can snowball to basement leaks and foundation cracks. During the home inspection before your client sells their home, you [...]

By |June 25th, 2020|Blog|

Do Gutter Guards Really Work?

Gutter guards are sold as a cure-all for gutter problems, as they are marketed as preventing all debris and build-up from entering the gutter and saving plenty of headaches as a result. However, their steep cost can make homeowners think twice, Should you install gutter guards? They Aren’t Foolproof Unfortunately, gutter guards do help to [...]

By |June 16th, 2020|Blog|

How Long Does a Thorough Chimney Inspection and Cleaning Take?

Homes are hitting the market as COVID-19 restrictions start to lift in Maryland, and as a result, many home sellers are looking to list. However, getting out of the house is harder than it used to be! If your home sellers are curious about the length of time it takes for a thorough chimney inspection [...]

By |May 26th, 2020|Blog|

The Cost of Improper Gutter Maintenance

Gutter cleaning is not the most glamorous spring clean-up task, but it is critical to maintaining the structure and safety of your home and property. The minor investment you make every year in gutter maintenance actually prevents steep costs down the road to repair not only your gutters, but also big parts of your home [...]

By |May 12th, 2020|Blog|

Clean Sweep is an Essential Business

Over the past week, we’ve heard from many customers concerned that they will not be able to have vital cleaning, repair and maintenance services due to recent orders from Governor Hogan. We wanted to let you know that we have been classified as an essential business, which means that we are still open for our normal [...]

By |April 8th, 2020|Blog|

4 Common Spring Chimney Problems

Spring is here, and along with it comes plenty of rain and sunshine. While sunshine is a great thing for getting outside and enjoying time with your family, rain can shine a spotlight on any issues with your chimney. What are the most common spring chimney problems that Clean Sweep can help you with? 4 [...]

By |March 31st, 2020|Blog|

What Clean Sweep Is Doing to Prepare for COVID-19

A Note to Our Valued Customers, Clean Sweep Maryland prioritizes the safety of our customers and employees every day of the year. With the recent spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, we want to let you know that we are monitoring this situation as it evolves and taking the necessary precautions to stay [...]

By |March 17th, 2020|Blog|

Does the Home You Are Selling Have the Right Gutters?

When you work with your clients to list their homes on the market, there are many factors that can increase or decrease the value of the property. One of the more subtle things that affects its value and appeal to buyers is the gutters. A home with the wrong gutters or gutters that are damaged [...]

By |February 19th, 2020|Blog|