Reasons to Schedule Now/Appointment tips

Have you been putting off your annual fireplace and chimney inspection for the last minute? Getting an annual fireplace and chimney inspection is crucial to the health of your fireplace and chimney as well as the safety of your family. At Northeastern Masonry and...

What is a witches crook?

Are you afraid of witches coming down your chimney this Halloween? This is a common concern for a lot of homeowners… Okay, we’re just kidding, but this wasn’t always the case! In fact, a lot of older homes in the greater Albany area have something called a witches...

Fire Prevention Week

Fall is officially here and that means that homeowners will once again begin to use their fireplaces and stoves. At Northeastern Masonry and Chimney, we know that starting that first fire of the year can be exciting, however, there are some safety considerations that...

All You Need To Know About Inserts

Do you own a fireplace that is no longer is operational? Are you tired of all the maintenance that comes with your older fireplace? Do you want a more efficient way to add supplementary heat to your home? If you answered “yes” to any one of these questions, a...

Could you have a leaky chimney

Have you ever noticed water dripping down into your fireplace? Are there unpleasant musty smells coming from your fireplace? Are there unsightly stains on your chimney masonry? All of these issues can be traced back to water leaking into your chimney. All the smells...

Have a Gas Appliance in your Masonry Chimney?

Oftentimes, older homes come with a masonry chimney installed in them. Masonry chimneys are highly sought after because of the aesthetics that they add to a living area. However, it takes a lot of time and effort to operate a masonry fireplace. Chopping and hauling...

Historical Fireplace Repairs & Restorations

You have many special memories associated with your home and your home’s fireplace is no different. Your fireplace has been there through many cold nights, it was the backdrop for countless family photos, and it was where Christmas stockings were hung for many years....

Restoration & Renovation Of Historical Fireplaces

Your fireplace was constructed with special materials that were designed to withstand extreme conditions. However, after years of burning fires, even the most durable fireplaces will begin to deteriorate and show signs of aging. Although you may love the look of your...

We Repair Crown With CrownSeal

Moisture can have a devastating effect on your chimney and home. When moisture is allowed inside your chimney, there are a number of issues that could arise. The problems could include cracking and crumbling masonry, staining on your walls and masonry, bad odors, and...

The Real Estate Inspection Process

Are you currently in the market for a new home? If you are, you’re probably realizing that the home buying process is very stressful. There are a lot of important decisions that need to be made, and you need to check a lot of boxes before buying the new home. One of...