A New Local CSIA Certified Chimney Sweeps

Doodlebuggers Service Network in Pensacola, FL is proud to announce the addition of a CSIA certified chimney sweep. Velvet Shepard recently passed the CSIA’s rigorous exam to become a CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep®.


Pensacola, FL. – Doodlebuggers Service Network, a Chimney Cleaning company in Pensacola, FL is proud to announce the addition of a CSIA (Chimney Safety Institute of America) certified chimney sweep. Velvet Shepard recently passed the CSIA’s rigorous exam to become a CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep®.


Thomas LaMontagne, President and Founder of Doodlebuggers Service Network, stated “The CSIA certification is what makes the hallmark difference between Doodlebuggers and the other guy. We believe that professional education and training instills knowledge & confidence in our certified technicians that give peace of mind for our clients. This is why Doodlebuggers is the most trusted service company in Northwest Florida and Alabama since 1998. Congratulations Velvet on a job well done!”


CSIA Certification is the hallmark of excellence in the chimney service industry. The credential signifies knowledge of codes and practices important to providing the best service and to staying abreast of an ever-changing industry.


Velvet Shepard enhanced her knowledge of how to properly inspect, diagnose, clean and repair chimney and venting systems in order to better protect people against fire and carbon monoxide poisonings. That being said, she will be a great addition to the Pensacola Chimney Repair company.


The 100-question certification exam is based on training and a reference manual containing up-to-date technical information on the cleaning, maintenance, and repair of chimneys, and the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) Code 211. The NFPA 211 provides national standards for chimney inspections. To pass the certification exam, candidates must earn a score of 80 or higher. CSIA certification is valid for three years from the date of the exam.


All certified professionals will appear on the National Chimney Sweep Training School (NCSTS) on the “Find a Certified Professional” zip code tool, which is utilized by tens of thousands of homeowners each year. For more information, visit their showrooms at 7555 Highway 98 West, Suite B Pensacola, FL 32506 or 36054 Emerald Coast Pkwy Suite 100 Destin, FL 32541. One can also visit their website at https://hugyourhome.com.

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