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|

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|

Fixing a Drafty Fireplace

A drafty fireplace is not only annoying to walk by; it can also dramatically increase your energy bill as you struggle to combat the cold air flowing into your home. Clean Sweep can help to repair your fireplace to ensure that no cold air is flowing in, but what could some of the potential culprits [...]

By |February 5th, 2020|Blog|

What Happens During a Chimney Sweep Service Before an Open House?

Your home seller has a chimney sweep service and inspection scheduled before the first open house date, but what will actually happen during that appointment? Here is what you and your home sellers can expect when a professional chimney sweep from Clean Sweep Maryland arrives at the home. The Importance of a Chimney Inspection and [...]

By |January 20th, 2020|Blog|

What Is the Best Time of Year for Chimney Masonry Repairs?

Have you noticed any issues in the masonry on your chimney this winter? Did you wait to complete the repairs that your chimney sweep suggested during your fall inspection? Before you schedule those repairs, you might be wondering when the optimal time of year to have them completed is. At Clean Sweep, we know how [...]

By |January 6th, 2020|Blog|

Do Gutters Change the Value of a Home?

The average homeowner or home seller might not think too much about their gutters, but the gutters are a critical piece of every property. Without the right gutters, a home can have issues with basement flooding, foundation cracks and other serious problems. Do the gutters that are on the home you are listing add to [...]

By |December 30th, 2019|Blog|

The Dangers of Fixing Slate Roofing Without a Professional

Slate is one of the most beautiful roofing materials, and slate roofs can last for over a century with proper care and maintenance. However, the maintenance process is not safe for the average homeowner to tackle. Why is slate roofing maintenance and repair best left to the professionals at Clean Sweep? The Dangers of Fixing [...]

By |December 12th, 2019|Blog|