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    How to find a qualified chimney sweep in the Kansas City area
    Finding a qualified chimney sweep to inspect or sweep a chimney may be more difficult than most people think. Unlike Heating, Ventilating and Cooling Technicians, chimney sweeps are not required to have any training or licensing in the greater...
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    Certified Chimney Sweep review in Kansas City
    The Midwest Chimney Safety Council is hosting the Certified Chimney Sweep review and test July 19, 2014 in Independence, Missouri. The certification is a credential offered to chimney sweeps by the Chimney Safety Institute of America.Chimney...
  • What to do after a chimney fire
    What to do after a chimney fire
    When a chimney fire occurs homeowners ofter wonder what they should do next, and unfortunately can get bad advise from well-meaning people. The Midwest Chimney Safety Council recommends that the chimney be inspected by a professional chimney sweep...
  • How to prevent chimney fires messge during Fire Prevention Month
    How to prevent chimney fires messge during Fire Prevention Month
    October is Fire Prevention Month and it draws attention to the risk of house fire caused by flammable creosote in chimneys. The Midwest Chimney Safety Council warns homeowners to hire a professional chimney sweep to do annual chimney maintenance...
  • Red Sox eliminate Yankees with sweep, but honor Rivera in his last Fenway visit
    Red Sox eliminate Yankees with sweep, but honor Rivera in his last Fenway visit
    The Boston Red Sox cruised to a 9-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday night at Fenway and eliminated them from the AL East race. The Red Sox now leads second-place Tampa Bay by nine and a half games with a magic number of four to clinch...
  • sox vs yanks
    Boston Red Sox beat Yankees 13-9 for third straight, but bad news for Ellsbury?
    The Boston Red Sox have taken three straight games with another offensive pummeling of the New York Yankees on Saturday. The Red Sox topped the Yanks 13-9 at the end, after having held a 12-3 lead at one time, according to the Boston Globe Sept. 7...
  • Red Sox pull off another stunning walk off win in bottom of the ninth
    Red Sox pull off another stunning walk off win in bottom of the ninth
    The Boston Red Sox managed to stage another exciting bottom of the ninth walk off win at Fenway Park last night, topping the Seattle Mariners 8-7. The Red Sox pulled off their second walk off win in a row in their sweep of the Mariners. But...
  • Boston Bruins win nail biter to sweep their way into the Stanley Cup
    Boston Bruins win nail biter to sweep their way into the Stanley Cup
    The Boston Bruins scored the lone goal in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, capping off a four game sweep of the formidable Pittsburgh Penguins, and earning themselves a spot in the Stanley Cup finals for the second time in three years....
  • San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker shoots over Dwight Howard in game 4.
    Dwight Howard ejected as Lakers lose game 4; San Antonio Spurs sweep Lakers
    Without Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers had little change to beat the Spurs in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. On April 28, ESPN reports that this round has ended as the San Antonio Spurs sweep the Los Angeles Lakers and crush their hopes...
  • Ada-Borup's MikLee
    Ada-Borup sweeps Norman County East in doubleheader
    The Ada-Borup girls and boys basketball teams swept Tuesday's doubleheader against Norman County East in Ada.Girls: Ada-Borup - 64, Norman County East - 30Megan Kolness led all scorers with 15 points to improve Ada-Borup's record to two...
  • Ada-Borup's Heidi Eggen
    Cougars rally in third set to sweep Indians
    It was just a 'matter of when' for Ada-Borup during Thursday's volleyball match in Mahnomen.A fourth consecutive sweep was at stake for Ada-Borup when Mahnomen led the third set 19-11, but the Cougars rallied behind three ace serves by...
  • Ada-Borup's Miki Lee
    Consistent match leads Ada-Borup to sweep
    Ada-Borup (13-5) won the long volleys and kept errors to a minimum to beat Climax-Fisher (4-9) in a three game sweep Tuesday in Ada, 25-15, 25-20 and 25-17.Megan Kolness led Ada-Borup with 12 kills, followed by Kayla VanderLinden's tally of 10...
  • Obama today
    'Obama sweep' is on the charts
    It may come down to who voters trust the most.One candidate is rock solid in the job and performing. The contender is jostling among his own kind and sometimes jousting in the wind. Such instability doesn’t rest well with voters.Now, the...
  • Brick fireplace
    Get the fireplace ready for Fall
    Cool Fall weather approaches, and soon a cozy fire in the fireplace will be enjoyed by many. Fireplaces need annual maintenance, and as cooler weather hits it is time to have the chimney inspected and serviced for use.The National Fire Protection...
  • Glazed creosote
    Make sure your chimney sweep is qualified
    According to the National Fire Protection Association there were 57,000 residential fires 490 deaths, 1,540 injuries, and $11 billion in direct property damage. caused by home heating appliances in 2010 (the latest statistics available). &ldquo...