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Why Does My Chimney Stink?

If you used your fireplace all winter long, you’re probably ready to ignore it for the summer. You can absolutely forget the fireplace and chimney system for the off-season as long as you had your routine maintenance completed in the spring. If not, your fireplace may...

We Now Offer Gas Services!

Gas fireplaces and appliances are becoming more popular each year—among homeowners, designers, house flippers, and even in the hospitality industry. Whether you’re renting, buying, or staying at a bed and breakfast, you may come in contact with a gas fireplace. Even...

Wildlife Removal and Prevention

With warm weather is upon us, you likely don’t need your chimney, but your neighborhood wildlife may need it! Many homeowners notice animal intrusion in the spring, particularly birds, but sometimes other animals such as squirrels, chipmunks, and raccoons can...
Is It Time for a New Chimney Crown?

Is It Time for a New Chimney Crown?

The two most neglected parts of the fireplace system are the firebox and the chimney crown. The firebox endures the highest heat for the longest amounts of time. The crown endures precipitation, sunshine, and freezing and thawing temperatures day after day, year after...

Five Ways to Protect Against Chimney Leaks

During the life of your home, there is a lot that can go wrong with your chimney. It’s your job as the homeowner to do all you can to protect your home’s value as well as the family who lives in it. You can do this best by hiring professionals to maintain your chimney...

Spring Cleaning Should Include Your Chimney!

When it is time to tackle spring cleaning for your home, don’t forget your chimney system! We often keep up with everything in our home to maintain the value of the property such as the landscaping or aesthetics. However, too many homeowners neglect the necessary...

What is the FireGuard System?

When it comes to chimneys, you can’t do much better than a well-constructed, well-maintained masonry chimney. It’s just as important to have a chimney professional who knows your chimney system and how to maintain and repair it. At Mr. Smokestack Chimney Service, we...