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Chimney Cleaning Instruments

According to the guidelines of the Chimney Safety Institute of America, you should clean an open-masonry fireplace when you see 1/8 inch of soot built up on the surface. If you have a factory-built fireplace, clean the fireplace and chimney when you notice any appreciable quantity of soot and debris on them. Not cleaning a fireplace can result in damage or a chimney fire.

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It’s Ok To Let Our Kids Settle For “Good Enough”

When it comes to my kids, one of the things that stresses me out is this whole idea of specializing.Since my daughter was four or five, I’ve watched as many of her friends have streamlined their focus on piano or guitar, on club soccer or volleyball teams, on ice skating or acting or singing or swimming or tennis or dance. The stakes seem to get really high really fast – weekend tournaments in Las …