CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep

CSIA (Chimney Safety Institute of America)

The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) is a nonprofit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors dedicated to the education, training, and certification of chimney and industry related professionals. Additionally, we strive to advance public awareness about the dangers of chimney fires and other problems related to the maintenance and performance of chimney and venting systems. Since 1983, CSIA has been the industry leader in chimney and venting education. Our nationally recognized credentials include the CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep, CSIA Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician, and CSIA Master Chimney Sweep.  


The nationally recognized Certified Chimney Sweep (CCS) credential earned through the Chimney Safety Institute of America is the measure of a chimney sweep’s knowledge about the evaluation and maintenance of chimney and venting systems. The preeminent training in the industry is provided through the National Chimney Sweep Training School in Indianapolis, IN. Search the web to see what advice is given by experts about which chimney sweep to hire!

Did you know that in Maryland, anyone can call themselves a chimney sweep! It is unregulated. Therefore, be assured of the very best by using or referring a CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep.

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