Why Does My Fireplace Smoke?

As temperatures get more frigid, homeowners everywhere are doing their best to prep for winter. One thing that requires a lot of extra attention this time of year is the fireplace. Inspections get scheduled, repairs are addressed, and any excess dirt or debris is...

All About Electric Fireplaces

If you want a fireplace, but have no chimney, you may think you are purely out of luck. Thankfully, that is not the case! Consider an electric option from Clean Sweep of Anne Arundel County. We have extensive training and experience in all things fireplace, and we...

Facts About Factory Built Fireplaces

Traditionally, fireplaces were built on the home site and made of masonry materials. Factory built fireplaces are a result of the increase in technology in demand for the ambience and warmth they are so well known for. There are advantages and disadvantages for both...

Fireplace Smoke Stain Removal

Take a minute to really look at your fireplace. Pay particular attention to the brick, stone and/or grout around the fireplace. Has it seen its better days? Do you see obvious smoke stains that you’d prefer to get rid of? Have you tried to clean it before, only to...

Factory Built Fireplace Replacement

Factory built or “prefab” fireplaces are produced and assembled in a factory before being transported and installed by a professional fireplace installer at a particular job site. These fireplaces have been made since the 1960’s and have become popular over the...