Angies List Super Service Award

Bailey's Chimney is the proud recipient of the Angie's List Super Service Award for 2016! Thank you to our wonderful customers for all of the positive reviews!
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SantaFe.com Interviews Justin Bailey

Green Building and Sustainable Development: January 30, 2017 “Kim interviews Justin Bailey, owner of Bailey’s Chimney Cleaning and Repair, norther New Mexico’s premier chimney service company and a proud member of SFAHBA. Look for Justin’s…
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Carbon Monoxide, Silent Killer

You can’t smell it, see it, or taste it, but carbon monoxide (CO) can destroy your health or even take your life. A simple molecule, CO is produced by gas or wood burning appliances in your home. It becomes more dangerous in the winter, when…

new folks attended the 2016 NCSG convention

New Attendees: By Justin Bailey208 new folks attended the 2016 NCSG convention, according to NCSG Program Director Claire Rutledge. I decided to speak with a few of them. Two of them were Javen Martinez and Nicholas Graham, certified sweeps…

Industry Technology Panel

General Panel Discussion: Industry Technology Panel by Justin BaileyThe Industry Technological Panel discussion at the 2016 National Chimney Sweeps Guild Convention in Orlando, FL featured several of the leading figures in the industry.…

After Market Parts For Listed Appliances

After Market Parts For Listed Appliances Referenced in NFPA 211 Panel Panel of Experts: Michael Segerstrom, Eric Adair, Jim Brewer, Randy Brooks, Eugene Laflame Moderated by Ashley Eldridge, director of education for CSIA by Justin Bailey THE…
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Veteran Attendee Profile; Andy Raycroft

Veteran Attendee ProfileAndy Raycroft, Alexandria, VARooftop chimney sweepSince 1978When Andy Raycroft went to his first NCSG convention in Chicago in 1979, he didn’t know what a chimney cap was.“The trade show was the…

Pete Luter Innovation Award

by Justin BaileyMajToolMajToolllc@gmail.com570-341-8960Rooffaster.comJames Vieiraby Justin BaileyThere were four contenders for The Pete Luter Innovation Award for the best new product in the chimney industry, sponsored…
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Masonry Heater Association, Annual Meeting

Masonry Heater Association, Annual MeetingMasonry Heater Camp at Wildacres!By Justin BaileyThe Masonry Heater Association of North America (MHA) had its annual meeting at a retreat center called Wildacres in the Blue Ridge Mountains…

My first convention: personal essay

Then and Now I’ve been a certified chimney sweep for years, and a member of the NCSG too on and off. I’ve been getting Sweeping magazine once a month, every now and then I’ve taken advantage of the many discount opportunities available…

Eulogy for John Bordelon

Eulogy for John Bordelon By Justin Bailey I met him at the NCSG convention in Columbus, Ohio in the year 2014. It was my first chimney sweeps’ convention and I didn’t know anyone. I found myself sitting next to Mr. Bordelon during the…

Introduction to Masonry Heaters

Introduction to Masonry Heaters with Chris Priorby Justin BaileyOne of the most beloved and admired members of the National Chimney Sweeps Guild isn’t actually a chimney sweep. Legendary mason Chris Prior, inventor of the Prior Fire…

Press Release: Masonry Heater Association Volunteer work

For Immediate Release: For more information contact Justin Bailey 5757707769, or email to baileyschimney@gmail.com What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas.Local chimney sweep and business owner Justin Bailey spent the first…

Working on a Historic Building

Early in December we installed chimney liners in two chimneys at the Mabel Dodge Luhan house. Mabel was a patron of the arts who married a Taos Pueblo tribal member, Tony Lujan, and brought lots of important people to Taos. The windows…

Thank You

By Justin BaileyAt Bailey's Chimney Cleaning and Repair, September of 2014 revenues showed growth of 135 percent over September 2013. That means we doubled, and then some. This amazing growth is due to our fantastic team of technicians, to…

Counting Blessings, and Making A Difference

Counting BlessingsBy Justin BaileyWe are blessed with a growing, successful business that provides our customers with the best services available in our industry.The members of our team feel fortunate, and we count our blessings every…

Smart Scan Chimney Inspection

By Justin BaileyHas your fireplace ever been scanned?At Bailey's Chimney, we use Smart Scan technology to make sure your fireplace chimney is safe, from the inside out.  An iphone up inside the chimney allows you to see the the condition…
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Constant Improvement

By Justin BaileyOne thing we strive for at Bailey's is constant improvement.  That's why I travelled to Richmond, Indiana to receive factory training in the Heat Shield chimney repair system.Heat Shield is a nondestructive way to repair…

Blogosphere

We made it onto (CLICK HERE) with photos! Installing a wood stove in a handmade straw bale house in Youngsville, NM last week.

This is something that makes life worthwhile

A customer from today posted this review on our face book page and on our google places page:WOW Baileys just saved the lives of my dog Samantha and I.....I called them to clean the chimney so I could use the fireplace this winter in the place…

Helping You Be Prepared

By Justin Bailey baileyschimney.comIn February of 2011, due to an extreme weather event in Texas, which knocked out a power plant, pressure in the grid of natural gas lines dropped precipitously low, and somebody decided to cut off the natural…

Ladders up Ladders

Carrying ladders up ladders is one of those fun physical challenges that reminds me of when I used to be a rock-climbing fanatic. In most cases, I'll carry the ladder with the hook up the first ladder, and hang it on the peak of a steep roof.…
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July!

Well, this has been the busiest July in the history of Bailey's Chimney C&R. The superior service we provide, at the competitive prices we offer, seems to appeal to folks all over Northern NM. We've had lots of great days full of work in…

Chimney Chatter: Bailey's News and Updates

I've looked at the competitions' web presence, and its clear that overall baileyschimney.com is the best chimney sweep's website in New Mexico, and our social media presence is off the charts compared to our competition.This is a testament…

White Man's Rain Dance.

Every time I go to do chimney work in Santa Fe, it rains there. My new helper, Ted, pitches his tent in the yard. The rain soon follows. If you live in Santa Fe, and you would like it to rain, call us and schedule your chimney service. Results…

The New Website

Really excited to be working with Jeff Heveron on the new website. Jeff has been patient and professional and a pleasure to work with. What a great designer. His website is Jeffswebservice.com.

The Queen's Sweep Comes Clean

Click here to see a Wall Street Journal Article  about the Queen of England's chimney sweep.  It includes a version of the story about how chimney sweeps came to be seen as good luck omens.  

SPRING INTO SUMMER SALE $20 OFF

REASONS WHY SPRINGTIME IS THE BEST TIME TO GET YOUR CHIMNEY AND DRYER VENT CLEANED:At Bailey's Chimney Cleaning and Repair, our mission is helping you be prepared.That's why, if you ACT SOON, you save $20 on chimney and dryer vent service.…
Bailey's Chimney C&R is on INSTAGRAM now.  Fun!

BAILEY'S CHIMNEY CLEANING & REPAIR

Welcome to Our Blog!  Bailey's Chimney Cleaning & RepairNew Mexico's Premier Chimney Experts!We clean, repair, inspect, install, and restore wood stoves, fireplaces and chimneys.We clean, inspect, service and install dryer vents.We are Certified,…

Working in the Cold

People ask me how I can work out in the freezing cold, when its windy, and the roofs are covered in ice and snow. I much prefer working in the cold to working in the heat.People smile when I say that, as if I must be joking.But I'm totally serious.…

Respect

RespectTo us, respect means having integrity in business and treating others the way we would like to be treated.  We respect your home.  Our goal: your home will be cleaner when we are finished with our work, (whether its a chimney cleaning…
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Safety

SafetyAt Bailey's Chimney C&R, the number one thing we aim to provide is peace of mind.    The safety of our workers and our customers is of paramount importance to us; safety is our number one priority. That's why we invest so much…
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Doing it Right

A lot of fireplaces have internal dampers; there is a handle that comes down into the fireplace; you pull the handle towards you to open the damper, and you push it towards the back of the fireplace to close it.  When we sweep these chimneys,…