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Northeastern Masonry and Chimney employs experts in Chimney Sweep and Maintenance. We have been certified by Chimney Safety Institute of America (www.csia.org) , and are also members of the New York State Chimney Guild, as well as the National Guild.
Chimney Sweep Procedure & Yearly Maintenance
Each spring and summer, homeowners shift into "clean-up" mode. They clean windows, gutters and garages but they usually don't inspect or clean their chimneys, despite the potential for damage to their property or even to their lives.
HeatShield Cerfractory® Flue Sealant
Damaged chimney liner? HeatShield® can restore your chimney's clay flue liner and save you the expense of rebuilding or relining with a stainless steel chimney liner. HeatShield® is a chimney liner repair system that eliminates the hazards and draft problems caused by gaps, cracks and spalling in otherwise sound masonry chimneys.
Historical Fireplace Restorations
We are experts in the restoration of outdated unlined fireplaces built before 1922 when flue linings became a national building code. Many fireplaces pre 1922 have odd flue sizes that can’t be lined with a typical stainless steel lining system.
M-Flex Lining (and Stainless Relining) Systems
M-Flex CB 316L/Ti Titanium THE PROFESIONALS CHOICE FOR SUPERIOR VENTING EFFICIENCY The M-Flex CB Stainless Steel Flexible Chimney Liner is designed to reline existing chimneys or to be used as a liner in new construction.
The Facts About Chimney Fires
"Chimneys really decorate the roofline of a home… and they’re maintenancefree, besides. Right?"WRONG!
Your chimneyand the flue that lines itmay add architectural interest to your home, but their real function is to carry dangerous fireplace, wood stove or furnace* gases and smoke safely out of your home. A chimney helps your household air stay breathable…
Safe Home Heating: Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Hazards
It’s so easy … so automatic … that people just don’t think about it. Every year, when the weather turns cold, homeowners reach for household thermostats, flip a switch to turn on the heat and set the temperature to 68 or 70 degrees.
Relining Your Oil-Fired Appliance Chimney
The oil burner technician should service your oil-fired appliance after each heating season. When he removes the connector pipe and opens the cleanout door, he can find one or more of the following:
Gas Appliances & Your Masonry Chimney
What you don’t know about your chimney can hurt you especially if you have a gas-heating appliance that uses your masonry chimney as a venting system. Every day, without any visible signs, acid produced by your gas appliance may be eating away at the inside of your chimney.
Annual Servicing of Oil-Fired Appliance Chimneys
Annual Servicing of Oil-Fired Appliance Chimneys eliminates the by-product of the incomplete combustion of fuel oil (unburned carbon and sulphur) - commonly called oil soot. Oil soot accumulates on the walls and at the base of the chimney.
Making Sure Your Chimney Works Correctly
Is your chimney not working correctly? Have you "tried everything" and nothing seems to help? Perhaps the problem lies in your Chimney Physics! At first, this might sound complicated. But really it isn't.