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At Jack Pixley Sweeps, the Minnesota State Fair is one of our favorite events of the year! Not only do we get to enjoy all the fair has to offer, but we also get the chance to meet new – and current – customers. Thank you to everyone who stopped by to see us and signed up for chimney services at the fair this year.

Why We Love the Minnesota State Fair

For many Minneapolis/St. Paul families, the Minnesota State Fair is one of the highlights of the year and marks the transition from the end of summer to the beginning of fall. Known as “The Great Minnesota Get-Together,” the state fair has been held annually since 1859. With nearly 2 million visitors this year, 2017 was one of the biggest fairs to date!

The Minnesota State Fair is one of the largest state fairs in the country; with the largest average daily attendance and second largest overall attendance in the country, the fair draws visitors from all over the state. It was also voted as the 2015 best state fair in the country by USA Today!

From livestock shows, Machinery Hill, cooking and art competitions, 4-H demonstrations, headlining entertainment, rides, and games, and the chance to learn about new products and services the fair has something for everyone. Fair fans of all ages can also enjoy the wide variety of new and classic foods – most of it on a stick and deep fried.

About Our Services

Jack Pixley Sweeps has been proudly serving Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the surrounding areas for more than forty years. Founded in 1977 in Spring Lake Park, Minnesota, we are proud to live and work in the same communities we serve.

The education and experience of our chimney sweeps help set us apart from the competition. All of our chimney sweeps are certified by the Chimney Safety Institute of America and complete 40 continuing education units every three years in order to maintain their certification and stay up to date with the latest advancements in the industry. We are also members of a number of professional organizations including National Chimney Sweep Guild, Brick Industry Association, and the Builder’s Association of Minnesota.

Our highly trained chimney sweeps can care for every part of your chimney from the top of the flue to the bottom of the firebox. We offer our customers a wide variety of chimney and fireplace services:

  • annual sweepings and inspections,
  • animal removal,
  • leaky chimneys,
  • and the sales and installation of new fireplaces and stoves.

Our certified sweeps can take care of all your fireplace needs. We can also care for other parts of your home by cleaning dryer vents and gutters!Whether you are one of our returning customers or recently signed up for services at the state fair, we are happy to serve our friends and neighbors in the Minneapolis area. For more information on our services or to schedule your next chimney appointment, contact Jack Pixley Sweeps today!