Protect your family from a chimney fire or carbon monoxide poisoning when you have your chimney swept. The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) offers a program that certifies professional chimney sweepers. The program includes current information about inspection technology, fire safety codes and venting systems. Find a list of CSIA certified chimney sweepers within 50 miles of your home by logging on to the CSIA web site and entering your ZIP code. The site also includes a great video tutorial on what you can expect from a chimney sweep.