Safety Tips for Lighting A Fire

Safety Tips for Lighting A Fire

Lighting a fire in a fireplace is usually an easy task. Because of this, we may forget a few key steps in the process that might help us enjoy the fire better. What could have been a nice night by the fire can easily become a smoke-filled disaster. Here is ... Read More »
Get Ready For the Cold Checklist!

Get Ready For the Cold Checklist!

As the colder weather moves in, we take a look around our homes to see what needs to be done to keep us safe and warm. Order firewood. Any hardwood, such as oak, maple, beech or elm, will work fine for firewood. You want seasoned firewood that’s at least a ... Read More »
DIY Chimney Sweeping? Why You Should Hire A Pro

DIY Chimney Sweeping? Why You Should Hire A Pro

Are you attempting DIY chimney sweeping? While cleaning your chimney sounds like a simple task in theory, this isn’t always the case. Homeowners need to be comfortable with climbing a ladder, working from the roof, and even using the necessary tools to get the chimney clean. Whether you’re looking for ... Read More »
4 Reasons Why Your Fireplace Might be Smoking

4 Reasons Why Your Fireplace Might be Smoking

As summer fades away into autumn, many begin thinking about using the fireplace to keep the home warm. You light a match and toss it into the fireplace, only to discover several minutes later that your fireplace is smoking. We’re here to show you the most common reasons why your ... Read More »
Time for a chimney inspection - family enjoying their fireplace

How Often Do You Need a Chimney Inspection?

You inspect your car’s tires for wear and tear and you inspect your AC unit to see if it needs a new filter. Chimneys often go under the radar when it comes to inspections, but how often do you really need to have your chimney inspected? Chimney Inspection Timeline There ... Read More »
chimney cleaning

It’s Chimney Cleaning and Masonry Repair time! Are you ready for the change of season?

Prepping the outside of the house for winter weather is part of New England living. The hoses are brought in, water shut off, delicate shrubs wrapped in burlap perhaps, but one item that's commonly overlooked during this process is the chimney. When the mortar and brick have crumbled, a chimney ... Read More »
birds on roof, animal removal

3 Signs That Animals Are Hiding In Your Chimney

A chimney might not seem like a cozy place to call home, but that’s not the case for a variety of critters here in Boston. Animals take refuge in chimneys all throughout the area, whether they’re trying to evade a nasty predator or escape from excessive cold or heat. If ... Read More »
Pleased to introduce our new website and scheduling automation!

Pleased to introduce our new website and scheduling automation!

After months of hard work, we are delighted to officially announce the launch of our new website, and the introduction of our scheduling automation system! Our goal with this new website is to provide our visitors an easier way to learn about Boston Best Chimney’s services, to allow you to ... Read More »
Anatomy of a Chimney

Anatomy of a Chimney

When most people think of chimneys, they think of fireplaces. For thousands of years, we have gathered around an open fire for a sense of warmth, safety, family and friends, and the fireplace is still a focus of gathering in homes. Along with the many pleasures of having a fireplace ... Read More »
chimney cleaning

What Spring Cleaning Means for your Chimney and Fireplace

When you look at a chimney, you don’t always see the signs of wear and tear. You may see a little erosion on your chimney’s outdoor brick sides, but you probably can’t see any of the most common issues that occur on the inside.  After years in business, we at Boston ... Read More »
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