DEFY Roof Cleaning Products

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Clay Lamb

The tools and products DEFY offers in the line of roof cleaning are excellent and very simple to use. DEFY Roof Cleaner Concentrate is a product effective for roof shingle cleaning and is the safest way to clean and restore the appearance of your roof. One gallon of the DEFY Roof Cleaner Concentrate makes 7 […]

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Chimney Sweeping: Importance of Documentation and Pictures

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Clay Lamb

I had a chimney fire and my flue was just swept yesterday! Thankfully, this does not occur frequently, but when it does occur this does not mean that the sweep did not do his job well. Taking digital photos of the flue system, every mortar joint, every flue tile, will help immensely when these problems […]

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Cre-Away Creosote Modifier

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Clay Lamb

  When it comes to having a fireplace and any amount of wood, creosote builds up in the flue system, making conditions right for a chimney fire to occur or the chimney to lose its good draw. Cre-Away Creosote Modifier is one of the most powerful products on the market for the elimination of creosote. […]

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Anti-Creo-Soot

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Clay Lamb

It has been proven time and time again that creosote buildup in a chimney is dangerous and increases the likelihood of a chimney fire occurring. Anti-Creo-Soot (ACS) was first introduced in 1982. It is a manganese catalyst that improves safety and efficiency in wood or coal burning stoves, furnaces, boilers, fireplaces & pellet stoves. Buy […]

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Cre-Away Pro

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Clay Lamb

Cre-Away Pro effectively modifies glazed or third-degree creosote so it can be efficiently removed. It is safe for use on all types of creosote. Cre-Away Pro is a four component powder that takes care of all the problems creosote presents. A reactive agent neutralizes the acidic creosote to make it less corrosive to any metal […]

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How Do I Reline My Chimney?

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Clay Lamb

Relining your chimney can be an incredibly intimidating process that is actually quite manageable if the correct steps are taken. During the entire process of relining your chimney you must be conscientious of the building codes and chimney standards according to your local government. Careful measurements must be taken, and you must be ready to […]

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Benefits of Installing a Stainless Steel Chimney

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Clay Lamb

Fires in your fireplace can reach extremely high temperatures.  A stainless steel chimney liner protects adjacent woodwork and other combustibles from the transfer of this extreme heat. After time, the caustic byproducts of combustion eat away at the mortar joints of a flue system lined with terracotta flue tiles. This makes for an extremely dangerous […]

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Insulated Stainless Steel Chimney Liners and Creosote

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Clay Lamb

Burning wood causes combustion, and a byproduct of combustion is H20, or water. When you burn wood, the moisture in the wood is changed to a gaseous state (vapor) and mixes with the creosote that is formed from burning wood. This mixture rises up the chimney , cools, and solidifies. To prevent creosote buildup in […]

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Flexible VS Rigid Stainless Steel Chimney Liners

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Clay Lamb

When it comes to relining your chimney, there are two options, flexible or rigid liners, and each have their pros and cons. When it comes to making your ultimate decision, decide what factors of the installation process are most important to you, ease of installation, efficiency of the product, etc. This will provide you with […]

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Common Liner Installation Errors

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb

Clay Lamb is a Cincinnati Chimney Sweep contractor and the executive producer of the YouTube channel, podcast, and blog Ask the Chimney Sweep. He is also an award-winning educator and public speaker in the chimney and fireplace industry.

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Clay Lamb

Although relining a fireplace, pellet stove, wood burner, or any other heating appliance can be relatively easy when instructions are followed, there are a few common misconceptions as to what is “safe” when it comes to chimney liners. For one, every appliance must be vented through a chimney. No liner can pass through walls, ceilings, […]

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