Season’s Greetings

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 »
chimney repointing

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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Thanksgiving Greetings for a Safe and Warm Holiday – Safety Tips as you Decorate for the Holidays

We want to take a moment to let you know how thankful we are to have customers and colleagues like you. We wish you and your family nothing but the best this Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season. As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, many of us turn our attention to ... Read More »
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How to Prepare Your Chimney for Winter

As people social distance this winter, they will be spending more time than usual at home. Having a working fireplace can make time spent inside cozy and comfortable. Whether you use your chimney all of the time or you are using it for the first time in several years, we ... Read More »
guide to chimney flashing repair

Chimney Flashing Repair & More

Having your chimney flashing checked should be a part of your annual chimney inspection. Properly working flashing goes a long way in keeping your chimney in proper working order and in keeping moisture out of your home. We will discuss what chimney flashing does, signs that you might need your ... Read More »
What is Creosote Buildup? How to Keep Your Chimney Safe.

What is Creosote Buildup? How to Keep Your Chimney Safe.

Are you wondering what creosote buildup is and if it might be a threat to the safety of your chimney? We will explain the different phases of creosote and how to prevent it from building up in your chimney. Having your chimney swept and inspected annually will help manage and ... Read More »
Learn About Best Chimney's Financing

Learn About Best Chimney’s Financing

With the cold weather months approaching, now is the time to have work done to your chimney. Having a chimney that is well-functioning and ready for use is essential to your home’s safety. An updated chimney will also make the fall and winter more enjoyable and cozy as you spend ... Read More »
chimney flue and chimney venting

Why Chimney Venting is Important

Chimney venting is when the by-products of combustion are exhausted through the chimney to the atmosphere. This passageway is called the flue. This applies to both your fireplace (or wood stove), and likely, your heating/hot water equipment. The exhaust for your heating equipment may be installed inside your existing masonry ... Read More »
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