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Tips & Tricks for Restoring Your Historic Chimney

Tips & Tricks for Historic Chimney Restoration

On a weekly basis we get phone calls from homeowners across New England who are frustrated and confused. They typically have pre-1900’s New England Colonial and Federal-style homes, and want to bring their original fireplaces back into working condition. 

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Vermont State Homes Article: Chimney Savers Tends to Your Chimney’s Every Need

Vermont State Homes: Chimney Savers Tends to Your Chimney’s Every Need

Paul Bianco, owner of Chimney Savers, has been running the family business with his father for many years. Bianco has a team of experienced chimney technicians and masonry artisans in his employ who are licensed to provide a full range of chimney cleaning and repair services. Whether you need your chimney swept, inspected or realigned, Chimney Savers has your back.

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A Brief Discussion on Creosete

A Brief Discussion on Creosete

As I meet with hundreds of members of the wood-burning public each month, I find that creosote is one of the most misunderstood topics relating to their stove. Many customers, especially those burning older non-catalytic stoves, assume that creosote is just a normal by-product of combustion. Most customers understand that too much creosote in their chimney is dangerous and can cause a chimney fire, but almost none of them can accurately define what creosote is or how to reduce its buildup in their flue. Here’s a simplified explanation:

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To Parge or not to Parge

To Parge or not to Parge

Fireplace smoke chambers have recently become a hot topic among homeowners (no pun intended)! Working on a minimum of four chimneys a day for the past seven years has given me plenty of time to think about and discuss the topic. First, we need to understand a little more about smoke chambers…

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Outside of our service area?

We do travel farther for larger projects. If we can’t help, maybe we can recommend someone who can!

Service Area

Outside of our service area?

We do travel farther for larger projects. If we can’t help, maybe we can recommend someone who can!

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