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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

What To Do If Sparks Come Out Of Your Chimney

Have you ever been outside during the winter, looked up, and noticed sparks or embers coming out of your chimney? We hope not, as it’s not a common occurrence. However, assuming you see that happening, is it a problem? Better yet, if it is a problem, how should you fix your chimney in this situation?... Read more

Keep Your Chimney & Fireplace in Good Working Order

There is a laundry list of reasons to keep your fireplace in top top shape. The fireplace can be a centerpiece of your home; no one will disagree with that.  It creates a certain ambiance to a formal room and a welcoming glow to a family room.  A fireplace provides heat; it can improve the... Read more

Tips to Ensure Your Chimney is Ready for Cold Weather

As the winter months appear on the calendar, it is time to think about fires in the fireplace.  Many homeowners use their fireplace as a centerpiece during the holidays.  Before decking the halls and collecting firewood, make sure your chimney is ready for fires.  Below is a checklist to help all homeowners prepare their chimneys... Read more

Common Chimney Dangers and How to Prevent Them

A chimney in disrepair is not just unsightly, it’s dangerous. Many of the chimney hazards we witness on a daily basis can be prevented, as the old saying goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Here are some common problems that can become hazards if not properly addressed. Blocked Chimneys The... Read more

How To Prepare for a Chimney Sweep

Many people brush their teeth before going to the dentist or clean their house before the housekeeper comes.  It should come as no surprise that preparing your home for a chimney sweep is just as appreciated by professionals. There are many times that a chimney sweep arrives to do their job only to find that... Read more

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