What Causes Chimney Odors?

Every summer, when the weather gets hot and humid, Winston’s Chimney Service regularly gets calls from our customers complaining about odors coming from their chimneys. With 38 years of experience of working on chimneys, we understand this issue and its causes....

Chimney Checklist for Spring

With thoughts of spring break and spring-cleaning, you know you are one step closer to leaving the frigid cold in the past.  This also means that you will have less use out of your fireplace.  Now is the time to start with chimney maintenance and repairs so there is...

Getting Rid of Mold

Chimneys: A Hiding Place for Deadly Molds Water provides for our very being. It is essential to our everyday lives, a fundamental need that we can never be without. It is, in fact, the source of life for all living creatures – harmful or not. And as such, water...

Tips for Avoiding Chimney Fires

  Fire Prevention Tips: Use Your Chimney Safely To Prevent Fires A house fire is one of the scariest things that a family can face and all homeowners want to never experience it. What they may not realize is that many house fires actually start not inside the...