Fireplace Restoration And Why You Can’t D-I-Y

There are many reasons to schedule a fireplace restoration. You may like a historical restoration to match your new remodel, or you might need a restoration due to damage, or disrepair. Whatever you reasoning, our master masons are able to design the fireplace of your dreams. So, why not make the restorations yourself? Here is why you need hire a professional.

Chimney masonry repair in New London NHCustom Masonry Work

Your chimney system and fireplace may be in perfect working order and you just want a change. This is quite common during remodels, real estate sales and transfers, and insurance updates or mortgage refinancing because any upgrades add value to the property.

No matter the reason for wanting to give your fireplace a face-lift, you should hire a professional to do the work, and to do it right the first time. Our master masons at Black Moose Chimney and Stove are trained and experienced at fireplace restorations—historical restorations, repairs, and rebuilds. We know that your fireplace will likely be the focal point of your room, and maybe even your house. We understand the importance, and will not stop until you’re pleased with the result.

Firebox Rebuild

Part of restoring the fireplace to its original beauty includes the firebox itself. It not only has to be functional, but also fitting with the fireplace itself with a beautiful, smooth finish. The firebox withstands the most heat, and over time can deteriorate, leaving cracks, holes, and stains. Our certified chimney sweeps can rebuild the firebox to bring your hearth back to life. This raises the value of your home, as well as lowers the risk of a fire accident.


The most effective way to diagnose your fireplace problems is to keep your appointments for professional chimney sweeps and inspections. At these appointments a certified chimney sweep can clean and assess your entire chimney system. This is when the problems will be caught. Diagnosing the problem is one thing; treating it is another. When your chimney sweep has bad news, you don’t have to despair. Our master masons have just the remedy for your broken and damaged fireplace. They will find problems that most homeowners miss.

Signs to look for that mean moisture in your firebox and fireplace include vegetation, mold, mildew, discoloration, and odors. If you recognize any of these issues in your fireplace you should call the expert leak repair and waterproofing technicians at Black Moose Chimney and Stove as soon as possible. We can find the source of the problem, and make a repair before restoring or rebuilding the fireplace.

A Black Moose chimney sweep is standing by for your service request. Call and talk to the experts today at (603) 525-7905 or request an appointment online.