THE PRAISE OF CHIMNEY-SWEEPERS
- Chimney sweep. Green, Kathleen // Occupational Outlook Quarterly;Summer2010, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p30
The article offers information on chimney and fireplace cleaning jobs in the U.S. According to chimney sweep Dawn McDermontt, it is a difficult job that requires knowledge and experience because of the associated fire risks. McDermontt states that majority of chimney sweep firms only charge less...
- Sweeps Week. Rehagen, Tony // Indianapolis Monthly;May2008, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p34
The article reports that the National Chimney Sweep Training School, run by the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA), provides the nation's preeminent chimney-sweep certification program. Ashley Eldridge, CSIA education director, states that the institute is the go-to place for learning...
- Chimney sweeps are plunging into their work again. Singer, Neal // Smithsonian;Sep95, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p96
Features the comeback of the chimney-cleaning trade. Reason for comeback; Tools of the trade; Hazards of the profession; Hazards of chimneys; Life of chimney sweeper Jeff Gitlin; Technological advances in chimney sweeping.
- Home style. Griffin, Christine Kidde // New Orleans Magazine;Nov96, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p40
Presents a questions and answer segment on chimney cleaning, with reference to a shopping guide for household items. Description of the items; Prices of the items.
- Get a chimney checkup. // Good Housekeeping;Oct2001, Vol. 233 Issue 4, p231
Presents tips on choosing a chimney sweeper.
- Kindle any interest? // Adweek Western Edition;11/15/93, Vol. 43 Issue 46, p24
Features a newspaper advertisement for chimney sweeping services. Participation of DMB&B art director Eric Revels: Collaboration with copywriter Corinne Mitchell.
- The shrinking middle class: myth or reality? Rosenthal, Neal H. // Monthly Labor Review;Mar85, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p3
Reports on the declining proportion of work force in middle income levels in the U.S. Decline of employment in the so-called smokestack industries; Increment in the growth of high-tech industries; Citation on weekly earnings on employment of full-time wages from the Current Population Survey.
- Progetto Fuoco targets the chimney sector. // Access International;Apr2010, Vol. 17 Issue 3, Special section p2
The article offers information on Progetto Fuoco (Project Fire) by the International Powered Access Federation in cooperation with the Italian trade association for the chimney installation and maintenance industry, ANFUS and the national school for operations of domestic and industrial chimneys...
- Chimney sweeps fading to black. Petrovicova, Henrieta // Slovak Spectator;05/07/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p12
Focuses on the fading popularity of chimney sweeps in Slovakia. Reason why chimney sweeps are regarded as bearers of good luck; Factors behind the declining demand for their services; Information on a training course for chimney sweeps; Efforts of the Slovak Chimney Sweep Association to increase...