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Throat Dampers vs. Top-Mount Dampers

One of the most important components of your chimney is the damper. The damper is a flap that can open and close as needed. When you are using your fireplace, you can open the damper to let smoke and air out. When you are not using the fireplace, you can close the damper to keep... Read more

Signs of a Trustworthy Chimney Sweep

No matter who you have working on your house, they need to be reputable and trustworthy. The same is true for who you partner with for your chimney needs. Here are six signs you’ve partnered with a trustworthy chimney sweep company. They continually train their staff Continuing education is vitally important to understanding how to... Read more

How To Increase Fireplace Efficiency

Not only can fireplaces look beautiful, but they can also be an excellent source of warmth during the winter. Whether you have a gas fireplace or a wood-burning fireplace – if you are using your fireplace for warmth – it’s important to make sure it’s running as efficiently as possible. Here are things you can... Read more

Should You Use a Chimney Sealant?

Every homeowner, regardless of the size, location, or age of their home, faces one universal problem: moisture. A single incident of water damage can cause thousands of dollars worth of repair costs. This also applies to a home’s chimney. Ward off moisture damage with chimney sealant. A much-debated topic, today we’re going to address whether... Read more

Here’s What To Know About Chimney Repair Costs

Here at Northeastern Chimney, LLC, we live and breathe all things chimney. This includes smaller chimney repairs and larger projects up to and including a complete reconstruction of your chimney system. We always encourage annual inspections, and biannual if necessary, to help mitigate costlier problems down the road. Wondering why we encourage this? Look no... Read more

What Causes A Leaning Chimney?

In the past four decades of our business operation, we’ve handled a wide variety of chimney-related issues. Many of our service calls are simple annual inspections and chimney sweeps. Other calls are more complex repair issues, such as when a homeowner discovers they have a leaning chimney. There are four main reasons for a chimney... Read more

Common Fireplace Problems that Affect Its Functionality

A functional fireplace is essential to safety. No one wants to have a chimney fire, and there are some easy ways to ensure your house never has one. It starts with an annual inspection from Northeastern Chimney, LLC and ends with one of our technicians properly mitigating any issues they discover. So, what are those... Read more

Protective Components of Your Chimney

Most homeowners think of their chimney as the bricks that they see extending upward from their roof. Each team member at Northeastern Chimney knows that there’s more to the story than that, and we often spend part of any visit educating homeowners on the various parts that make up their chimney system. So, we thought... Read more

How Much Maintenance Does a Gas Fireplace Need?

A gas fireplace is an excellent addition to any home, especially if you live in a cold climate. A gas fireplace provides warmth and creates a cozy atmosphere, and you’ll want to make sure it’s working all winter long. So how much maintenance does a gas fireplace need, exactly? Here’s what you need to know.... Read more

Rebuilding vs Chimney Repointing

Your chimney needs regular maintenance and care. An inspection can help establish a baseline for the health of your chimney. After your inspection visit, you may need to invest in chimney repair, depending on what your technician discovers. Our team member can walk you through what that will look like and which of our two... Read more

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