Historical Benchmarks:

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.

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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.

2013 -Our FIREPLACE and STONEWORK was chosen by the STATEN ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE for THE EXCELLENCE IN CRAFTSMANSHIP AWARD.

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