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Welcome to Blue Collar Magazine. We provide educational content to chimney sweeps and hearth product professionals providing the latest technical knowledge as well as new products and services available from our industry vendors. We promote our trade industry educational seminars on our calendar of events page.

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BLUE COLLAR MAGAZINE is the fastest growing trade magazine in the industry to reach over 6000+ Chimney Sweeps & Hearth Product Professionals. Our magazine has 30% more content and the largest distribution to trade professionals in the chimney service industry.

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Several major events such as home shows, fairs and other marketing opportunities for chimney sweeps have been postponed or cancelled out right such as the Spencer Fair on Labor Day and the Eastern States Expo, and many others this fall. Chimney sweeps have traditionally invested thousands


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My Story

President of the MCSG with Eva Horton, founder of the Chimney Sweep Guild

Prior to becoming a chimney sweep in 1977, Dave spent ten years in broadcast advertising with Central Broadcasting Corporation, radio stations WUPE Pittsfield, MA, WDEW Westfield, MA and WARE Ware, MA

1977 he began sweeping after reading the Mother Earth News August West Ad, “Chimney Sweeps Earn $1000 per week.” He worked as a woodstove installer for his local Jotul Stove dealership in Spencer, MA. In 1978 he attended the Second Convention of The Chimney Sweep Guild in Arlington, VA, where he met Eva Horton, founder of The Chimney Sweep Guild.

In 1980 Dave was a founding member of the Massachusetts Chimney Sweep Guild and spent the next ten years as the Liaison to the National Chimney Sweep Guild from MA. 1n 1983 Dave was Certified Chimney Sweep #316 by the NCSG. Dave later became President of the MCSG.

Dave Hannah - Magazine Editor & Project Manager

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Magazine Editor & Project Manager

In April of 2021 Blue Collar Magazine shall host an online Virtual Chimney Expo & Trade Show. You can now attend a national trade show and interact with major distributors and manufactures from the chimney service industry safely from home.  Click here to register yourself and your company.  Click here if you are a vendor and want to participate with your trade show booth and marketing team.