Tips to Improve Fireplace Efficiency

In the thick of winter is not the best time to realize you have problems with your fireplace and chimney system. The worst case scenario would be that your chimney has damage that will take time and money to repair. It may mean an insurance claim, dipping into your...

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...

What Winter Can Do to a Chimney System

Winter is show time for your chimney system. It is the time when it endures the most abuse, works the most, and may have the most problems if it isn’t properly maintained. Winter Weather and Your Chimney Ordinary wear-and-tear can lead to serious damage during winter...

How to Prevent Chimney Odors

Part of the charm of a fireplace is definitely the woody, fire smell, the crackling flame, and the warmth. If your fireplace and chimney system work properly the only thing you should get out of your fire is a relaxing evening. Sometimes, especially as weather changes...
Is Your Chimney Cap Working?

Is Your Chimney Cap Working?

The chimney cap is one of many parts of the chimney that work together to keep your fireplace or furnace working safely and efficiently. The chimney cap is essentially the top of the chimney. Some call it a rain cover because it is the barrier between the weather...