The Many Jobs of a Chimney Cap

Your chimney is made of many parts. Each part of the system is very important for a safe and efficient fireplace, including your chimney cap. When it comes to your chimney cap, prevention is key. It’s small, seemingly unnoticeable, but it does a big job for your...

Why You Should Waterproof Your Chimney

Your chimney is one of the best things about your house. For example, it increases your property value. It also enhances your interior design, becomes a backdrop for family memories and photos, and has a functioning purpose. Burning a fire during cool months can mean...

It’s Time to Get Your Dryer Vent Cleaned

Did you know clothes dryers account for 2,900 home fires each year? Clothes dryer fires cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss each year. And the majority of these fires are caused from the failure to clean your dryer vents. The US...

Protect Your Chimney From Chimney Swifts

Spring may be the season that identifies a problem with your chimney, and you don’t want to be the last to know! A leak means there’s a problem with the masonry, flashing, crown, or cap. An odor problem also means there’s a leak or it needs to be cleaned. An animal in...

The Importance of Fireplace Inserts

If you’re living in the Raleigh area of North Carolina, you are likely finished with burning season and thinking of next year. Hopefully if wood is your fuel of choice, you’re already setting some aside to season for the coming winter. If you’re wanting to switch to...

All About the FireGuard System

At Mr. Smokestack Chimney Service, we encounter every type of chimney problems every day that could be avoided. The safety of our neighbors in and around Raleigh is important to us, and that’s why we only use the best products. FireSafe Industries is a...