Now offering gas services! TSSA Certified Gas Technician on site!
Hours of Operation
9-5 Monday to Friday
Closed Saturdays of long weekends.
Serving Perth, Smiths Falls, Carleton Place, Calabogie, Merrickville, Sharbot Lake and surrounding areas.
Clean Sweep is a division specializing in chimney sweeping and roofing.
Fireplaces, Stoves, Inserts
Alternative Energy carries a full line of wood, gas, pellet and propane stoves, fireplaces and inserts
Over 39 Years Experience.
We carry a full line of wood, gas, propane, and pellet stoves, fireplaces, and inserts by companies such as Regency, Hampton, Security, Astria, Ironstrike, and Margin. Our staff will assist you to determine te proper size unit for your home or cottage, in a style that is suited to your tastes and decor. We will also come to your home and give you a personalized assessment of what would need to be done, at no cost or obligation to you.
How often does my chimney need sweeping?
A chimney that is used regularly should have an annual safety inspection by a professional chimney sweep who can assess the needs of your chimney.
Why do I need my chimney swept?
Particles in the smoke – called soot or creosote – are deposited on the inside of the chimney and fireplace. Creosote is flammable. When a sufficient amount builds up in a chimney, a fire hazard exists and the chimney needs to be cleaned.
What is WETT certified?
The WETT system consists of several courses recognizing the various types of work done by wood-energy professionals. Certification is achieved by completing courses to earn educational credits.
A WETT inspection is a thorough comprehensive inspection of your wood burning unit and it’s chimney. These inspections are often required for homeowners to receive insurance coverage on their unit.
What is a fireplace insert?
Most fireplace inserts are designed to increase a fireplace’s efficiency. An insert is basically a fireproof box that’s surrounded by steel or cast iron and fronted by insulated glass, creating a closed combustion system. The steel or cast iron helps to trap the heat. Some inserts have a blower that pushes the hot air back into the room through front vents. Properly installed, fireplace inserts can be a much more efficient supplemental zone heater than a traditional fireplace