The Firebird Sweep Inc. , founded in 1981, is a highly qualified technical chimney and fireplace company,
who set precedence in the industry by being the first on Staten Island to achieve the following:
1983 - The first in New York State to receive "Solid Fuel Safety Technician" certification (#002350) from
the "Wood Heating Education and Research Foundation".
1984 - Founding member of "New York State Professional Chimney Sweeps Guild".
1984 - First company on Staten Island to reline a chimney with stainless steel.
1986 - First Staten Island company in the "National Chimney Sweeps Guild".
1987 - First Staten Island chimney company to become a licensed "Home Improvement Contractor" #818125
1988 - First to in New York State to receive a certification for "Masonry Chimney and Fireplace Restoration".
1988 - First cast in place chimney liner system "Ahrens Chimney Technique" Dealer". (Ahrens is the first UL listen cast-in-place chimney lining system in the U.S.A.)
1988 - First to initiate acceptance of "Ahrens Chimney Technique" by the New York City Board of Standards and Approvals.(approved 11/1/88)
1992 - First to on Staten Island obtain certification (#2798) from the "Chimney Safety Institute of America".
1999 - First chimney company in Staten Island, N.Y. to launch a internet website WWW.FIREBIRDSWEEP.COM
1999 - First in Staten Island, N.Y. to create a web store - WWW.FIREPLACESTORE.COM to serve our loyal customers growing needs on the World Wide Web.
2001 -First chimney company in Staten Island, N.Y. to maintain a fireplace showroom at 55 Nelson Avenue, Great Kills.
2003 -First chimney and fireplace contracting company in Staten Island, N.Y. to be certified for woodburning and gas burning fireplaces by the "National Fireplace Institute"
2009 -First chimney and fireplace contracting company in Staten Island, N.Y. to post slideshows of our work at www.youtube.com/fireplacebuilder
2010 -First chimney and fireplace contracting company in Staten Island, N.Y. to be chosen as the main fireplace consultant for HGTV shows HOME RULES and MAN CAVE.
2010 -Our MASONRY FIREPLACE and STONEWORK was chosen as the backdrop for the scene shoot with Eva Mendes in the hit movie "THE OTHER GUYS" with Will Farrell and Mark Wahlberg.