What is a Firestop and Why is it Important?

It’s hard to notice, but your house is constantly shifting and settling. Because of this, your chimney and stove vent pipes are not connected to your house, even when they are passing through floors and walls. This allows your home to move while your chimney stays in...

The Recipe for Combustion

Combustion is comprised of three ingredients: heat, fuel, and oxygen. Efficient combustion leads to better fires in your fireplace and less creosote in the chimney. Northeastern Masonry & Chimney can answer all your questions about combustion and what it means for...

Preventing Chimney Fires Can Prevent House Fires

Over 25,000 chimney fires in the U.S. last year were responsible for over $120 million in property damage. Chimney fires can quickly spread into house fires in a relatively short period of time. No one ever wants to experience a chimney fire, or worse yet a fire in...