Angie's LIST Guide to
Chimneys & Fireplaces
A homeowner's guide to chimneys, fireplaces and wood-burning stoves, with advice on chimney cleaning, fire safety and how to avoid common chimney repair scams.
Don't fall for con men posing as chimney experts. Ask for photographic proof of alleged flaws found in the inspection, and get more than one estimate before committing to a costly repair.
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Two rebuilt chimneys rise above the home of Angie's List member Max Brown, New York. (Photo submitted by Max Brown).