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Fireplace Warmth and Safety

How can we have both? Here we are in March.  We have been using our chimney and fireplace for months, and we still have a month or two of use ahead of us.  While we are amid high usage, it is imperative to keep in mind that our warm, cozy ... Read More »
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New England Fireplace Decor Ideas

Having a fireplace not only adds value to your home, but it also serves a focal point in whichever room it is located. That is why having beautiful fireplace decor year-round is a must! Baskets are a great way to decorate your fireplace when it’s not in use, and today ... Read More »
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What Protects Your Chimney?

Your chimney is a cozy and stylish feature of your house that keeps your family warm and makes you feel cozy and secure. Have you ever thought about the importance of your chimney’s safety and security, though? There are many chimney components at work that protect it from becoming unstable ... Read More »
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Why You Need a Chimney Cleaning

Having your chimney swept and inspected annually is an important measure to take if you are a homeowner. Though it can be easy to ignore what you do not see, basic chimney care is essential to keeping your home safe and your chimney in working order. Do you live in ... Read More »
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What is a Chimney Liner? Do I Need a Chimney Liner?

Welcome to 2021. We hope this new year brings great health, and harmony to your homes. Our dedication is to provide you with fireplace, chimney, and masonry knowledge as well as the highest integrity service. The intent of our monthly newsletter is to keep you up to date with the ... Read More »
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Why Ice Dams are Dangerous for Your Chimney

At Boston’s Best Chimney, our priority is to keep our customers safe by ensuring that their chimneys are in working order. Do you need roof snow removal, chimney repairs, or a chimney inspection? Click here or call (781) 893-6611 to contact us today. Now, we’ll discuss ice dams, why they ... Read More »
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Season’s Greetings

Is My Chimney Cap Still There and Why Do I Need It? Our New England weather and Nor’easters seem to be bringing high winds lately, so much so, that we have been receiving many calls about blown off chimney caps!  The chimney cap's job is to keep moisture, debris, and ... Read More »
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Does Your Chimney Smell? Winter Chimney Odor Issues.

Does your chimney smell bad? During the winter, we all want our fireplaces to be warm and cozy gathering places. The last thing that anyone wants is to smell a bad odor when gathering around their fireplace. Today, we’ll explore reasons that chimneys begin to smell during the winter and ... Read More »
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Common Winter Chimney Problems

Harsh New England winters are known to take a toll on chimneys. As you gear up for the rain, snow, and below freezing temperatures that the winter months will bring, take some time to learn about common winter chimney problems. From cold air coming in through your fireplace to animal ... Read More »
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When Do I Need Chimney Repointing Services?

What is Chimney Repointing? When a chimney is beginning to deteriorate but the bricks are still in good condition, chimney repointing may be the best solution. Chimney repointing is when we partially grind out the mortar joints between the bricks of a chimney and fill them in again with new ... Read More »
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