Removing soot stains from bricks and stone

Marge Padgitt

Soot stains over a fireplace can ruin a focal point in a room and detract from the beauty of the stone, tile, or brick facing. Long thought to be irremovable, there are some new techniques and products that can do the job.

Masonry Repairs

Golden's Chimney Lining

Chimney Repointing is the process of carefully removing deteriorated mortar from the joints of a masonry wall and replacing it with new mortar that has been intelligently formulated.

Fireplace stains

Todd Woofenden

A fireplace with white stains or black stains is unsightly. Sometimes this is caused by water; other times, by smoke. Tips for cleaning your fireplace.

Smoke Signals: Have a question about your chimney?