Save money with a Top-Sealing Damper

Save money with a Top-Sealing Damper

Save on energy cost, install a top-sealing damper! Air conditioning weather is right around the corner (hard to imagine, I know), you may not be thinking about your fireplace now that the burning season is over, but you might want to consider sealing off that fireplace so you don't lose precious cool ... Read More »
What is Pointing?

What is Pointing?

Pointing is when you grind out about 1/4" to a 1/2" of the mortar in between the brick and fill it back in with new mortar. Pointing is important because the lifespan of mortar is about 25 years, whereas the lifespan of brick can exceed 100 years depending on the ... Read More »
Finally…It's Spring!

Finally…It's Spring!

With Spring finally arriving to New England, it is a great time to do a spring sweeping of your chimney flue(s). It has been a long, cold, snowy winter this year and you may have used your fireplace or woodstove more frequently than previous years. You know what that means....more creosote buildup! ... Read More »
Management Companies

Management Companies

Boston’s Best Chimney has been performing maintenance and repairs for many different management companies in the city and suburbs for years ... Read More »
Masonry Work and Weather

Masonry Work and Weather

On a hot summer day your chimney may be the last thing you're thinking about, but when the cold New England weather hits in the late Fall, you may start finding yourself wondering if your chimney will make it another winter season ... Read More »
Raccoon Nest in Your Chimney

Raccoon Nest in Your Chimney

Raccoons LOVE chimneys. Pregnant raccoons usually start to nest and give birth anywhere from late-March to mid-June. If your chimney was deemed "home" to a pregnant raccoon, chances are you're going to have additional unwelcome guests soon ... Read More »
Good Time to Get Your Chimney Flue Swept

Good Time to Get Your Chimney Flue Swept

It's a great time for sweeping… With the heating/burning season coming to an end you might want to consider getting your flue swept now. Why? ... Read More »
Better Business Bureau recognizes Boston's Best Chimney

Better Business Bureau recognizes Boston's Best Chimney

With over 30 million businesses in North America alone, people tend to get overwhelmed by choices of who to hire (or even who to fire).  The Better Business Bureau has been in business for over 100 years to help people verify that the company they have decided to hire is ... Read More »
Buying a New Home?

Buying a New Home?

Buying a home with a fireplace is completely different than buying a home with a working fireplace ... Read More »
Boston's Best Chimney, Saves the Day!

Boston's Best Chimney, Saves the Day!

Back in November of 2013, Saint Mary's Church right here in Waltham, had a carbon monoxide leak during a morning CCD class ... Read More »
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