When you hire a chimney sweep, you want somebody who is not only qualified to do the job correctly but also do their job with the safety of your household in mind. Furthermore, you want someone who conducts their business ethically and professionally. That’s why we here at Old Smokey’s are proud to be a member of the National Chimney Sweep Guild (NCSG).

What is the NCSG?

The National Chimney Sweep Guild (NCSG) is a nationally recognized, non-profit, trade organization that strives to promote the success of its members, who are associated with the chimney and venting industry. The NCSG does this by offering its members educational opportunities and technical support as well as opportunities to network and share ideas with fellow members. The NCSG also strives to promote innovation and professionalism throughout the chimney sweep and venting professional community through advocacy, journalism and professional conferences.

Why does the NCSG matter?

A primary principle of the NCSG is its code of ethics. This code carries certain obligations and responsibilities where its members pledge to:

  1. represent their company in a professional manner by providing services that are in compliance with all codes and regulations
  2. regularly update their technical knowledge of the chimney industry
  3. conduct their services in an honest and fair manner and to refrain from conducting in deceptive business practices
  4. conduct their business in a respectful and professional manner when servicing a customer’s chimney system
  5. comply with the proper usage of the NCSG trademark

If members do not follow the code of ethics, their membership will be revoked.

This commitment to professionalism is in line with our business goals at Old Smokey’s and that is why we are proud to be members of the NCSG. Our NCSG membership is an indication that a service call from Old Smokey’s will be conducted professionally and ethically. The priority of our customers comes first.

Other Benefits

Besides their code of ethics, the NCSG also offers other benefits to their members. These benefits include networking opportunities, access to its chimney research journal, and membership product discounts. These benefits also help create a better service experience for member customers.

If you are in need of chimney servicing, you want someone you know you can trust to act professionally. That is why you should always look for an NCSG membership when you are searching for a chimney service provider. If you need your chimney serviced or want to set up an appointment with an NCSG chimney sweep, contact Old Smokeys at 800-876-6539 or schedule an appointment online today.