obstructed chimney

Signs of an Obstructed Chimney – Chimney Flue Repair

If there is ever a time that you have no heat or hot water, you might be surprised to know that most boilers and furnaces, regardless of the fuel, vent through the chimney. The purpose of the chimney is to carry the flue gasses and exhaust up and out, so ... Read More »
snow plow

Need a Snow Plow This Winter?

Winter begins December 22nd and that means Snow is Coming! Boston's Best Chimney is now taking snow plowing contracts for the winter 2019-2020 season. Boston averages 48 inches of snow every winter. Our skilled and friendly team will make sure your walkways, driveways and lots are clear, safe and keep ... Read More »
chimney sweep

How to Prepare for the First Fire of the Season

Cold temperatures are here and you might be thinking about lighting your first fire in the fireplace. Before you grab a pile of wood and strike a match, we advise that you take time to prepare your chimney and even the wood. This can help prevent dangerous situations arising. Step ... Read More »
Why is a Camera Chimney Inspection Important?

Why is a Camera Chimney Inspection Important?

It’s that time of year when homeowners start calling in about chimney inspections. With visions of a warm and cozy fire in your fireplace this fall and winter, a chimney inspection is exceptionally important. When it comes to chimney inspection technologies, a camera is one of the best choices for ... Read More »
fire prevention

October is National Fire Prevention Month! Here’s What You Need to Know.

According to the National Fire Protection Association, seven people die every day from home fires - taking more lives each year than all other natural disasters in the U.S. Fire Prevention Month helps educate families about the dangers of fires, how easy it can be for fires to start, and ... Read More »

New Product: Fix Chimney Leaks in a Flash with FlashSeal

You might love the sound of soothing rain, but the drip drip drip sound isn’t so soothing when it’s coming from your chimney. Unfortunately, the metal flashing around your chimney is prone to leaks. These leaks can lead to major issues such as structural damage to the roof and chimney ... Read More »
Best Wood For Fireplace? Let's Discuss!

Best Wood For Fireplace? Let’s Discuss!

There's nothing like Fall in New England.  The beautiful colors of turning leaves and crisp cool nights by the fireplace.  Whether it's gathering around with friends or family or finding some quiet time to read, fireplaces are used as a meeting spot to unwind. There are two things you'll need ... Read More »
5 Fireplace Designs that Add Spark to Your Living Space

5 Fireplace Designs that Add Spark to Your Living Space

A fireplace serves as a focal point in your living room. Even fireplaces that are placed in areas such as bedrooms bring a big statement to the space. These fireplace transformations are surprisingly easy to do for a DIY project. You can find the items that you need at major ... Read More »
chimney sweep

Here’s Why Now is Prime Chimney Sweep Time!

Time to get ready for Fall! We hope you have enjoyed the summer and the beautiful weather we are having now! According to virtually every fire-safety agency in the United States, chimneys connected to wood-burning fireplaces need to be professionally inspected and cleaned, if necessary, on an annual basis. This ... Read More »
chimney rebuilding

Chimney Rebuilding vs. Re-Pointing: What’s the Difference?

Whether your chimney is crumbling from moisture damage or old age, it’s a significant problem that must be addressed. Two solutions to a damaged and crumbling chimney are repointing and rebuilding. Chimney masonry services can bring your chimney back into tip-top shape and save you from major headaches down the ... Read More »