Exposed brick chimney in kitchen. Theres far more to chimneys than meets the eye. This falls under the category of small masonry repair versus something large like tearing down the whole fireplace and chimney so theres a good chance you will find a sweep that does the work. Get matched to local concrete brick stone contractors for your home improvement projects. Help draft wood burning fireplaces woodstoves gas log fireplaces pellet stoves kitchen hoods indoor outdoor bar b que grills chimineas pizza ovens and just about any other appliance that exhausts using a chimney or smoke pipe.
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