Fireplace Installation and Relining Services

Buying a new fireplace, insert, stove, or furnace is one thing- often this may be done online or at a local hearth store- but who do you hire to install this fireplace? Midtown has 40 years experience and is now bringing that experience to the chimney and fireplace installation needs in unique markets across the USA. All fireplaces, stoves and inserts should be installed by a qualified technician, preferably one that is properly insured for the hearth industry, and one who is certified by the National Fireplace Institute (NFI) in one of their three certifications.

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Not all Midtown owners and technicians are NFI certified, so please check with our friendly scheduling center staff to determine who is certified in your area.

Wood Burning Fireplace Installation

This is a complex and involved process usually involving 3 trades- roofing, framing, and electrical. Modern EPA Phase II tested wood burning appliance installations are non-trivial matters. Careful consideration of the entire owners installation manual must be adhered to. Proper chimney system installation and height and offsets must be evaluated. Proper fireplace placement and electrical considerations must also be considered, as modern wood burning fireplaces often require 110v AC to operate the temperature activated fan assembly in t the unit. Proper clearances must be maintained from nearby framing for the fireplace itself as well as the chimney pipe as it passes through combustible framing. Call today to see if we provide this type of service in your area!

Wood Burning Stove Installation Services

Installing a wood stove in a timber frame or wood frame home is a challenge to say the least! The chimney must be installed through a combustible rafter and ceiling and roof system and not leak water and not cause a structure fire! Clearances to combustibles must be observed carefully, and the correct wood stove connector pipe and chimney pipe used when penetrating ceilings (ceiling support box) or through a wall (wall thimble). On the roof we use the proper pitch roof jack or roof flashing and sealant to prevent water leaks when completed. If the freestanding chimney is over 60″ tall, then it is required to use a roof support system, or  a chimney brace kit to support the chimney from high winds and snow that may snap the pipe off at the nearest and most stressed joint. Call today to see if we provide this type of service in your area!

Wood Burning Insert Installation Services

Our NFI Wood certified technicians can oversee the proper sizing and installation of a wood burning insert into a masonry fireplace. There is much concern over installing a wood burning insert into a factory built fireplace even though it is a tested scenario in the case of many manufacturers (Ultimately it is up to the Authority Having Jurisdiction to determine approval of a wood burning insert being installed into a factory built fireplace. We would caution against it as a general rule.)

When a wood burning insert is installed into a masonry fireplace it is required by our company, Midtown Chimney Sweeps, to also install a full length liner, and preferably a pre-insulated chimney liner. This chimney lining is important for two reasons, a) performance, because a properly sized liner will create the proper draft for the connected appliance causing it to function better, and b) safety, because a pre-insulated chimney liner will keep flue gases warmer and keep the outside of the chimney liner tube a cooler temperature and there fore reduce the heat transfer within the chimney structure. Call today to see if we provide this type of service in your area!

Relining a Water Heater Flue, a Boiler Flue or a Furnace Flue

A common theme in some locations of the country is the relining of masonry chimneys that serve connected appliances. For example, home inspectors frequently and correctly identify that a brick or masonry chimney serving the basement furnace has no liner, or a defective clay liner. This allows carbon monoxide and other gases into the attic and potentially into the building envelope at one or more locations and causes health and safety risks. This can be prevented entirely by replacing the liner, or relining the chimney. At Midtown Chimney Sweeps we are ready to give you a quote on chimney relining at your request. When we reline a flue, we prefer to insulate the flue liner whenever and wherever possible, and the flue liner material, usually stainless steel, must continuously carry the byproducts of combustion all the way to the newly installed liner cap at the top of the chimney. This removes all the gasses from combustion all the way to the outside world and away from the occupants of the home, resolving the issue of an unlined chimney. Call today to see if we provide this service in your area!

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Midtown Chimney Sweeps is rated 4.9/5.0

ExcellentMidtown Chimney Sweeps4.8 Based on 2229 reviews fromSee all reviews review us onAlexAlex ★★★★★ Efficient and thorough! The chimney service technicians arrived promptly, cleaned my chimney diligently, and addressed minor repairs swiftly. Their attention to detail and friendly demeanor made for a hassle-free experience. Will definitely rely on them for future chimney needs!Response from the ownerThank you so much for your positive review, Alex! We're glad to hear we made chimney cleaning easy to cross off your to-do list! Looking forward to helping you again in the future. Thanks again and please take care! -The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Sharon HotzSharon Hotz ★★★★★ Byron and Beau are very professional. I am grateful for Byron’s expertise and finding the problem with our fireplace that could cause health problems and potentially a fire due to an improper installation. If you want the job done right choose the experts and go to Midtown Chimney. Byron is amazing. Everyone I have been in contact with at Midtown have been great! I would highly recommend this company.Response from the ownerWow, thanks so much for your kind words, Sharon! Byron is one of the best! Safety is always our top priority and we're happy to help keep everyone safe and cozy when using your fireplace. Thank you for your recommendation and please don't hesitate to reach out if anything else if ever needed. Take care! :)-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Sean HSean H ★★★★★ I had an issue with my fireplace after my roof was replaced and a part fell down. The team helped determine what the issue was, came to my house in a timely manner and fixed the issue. The team took great care for my house, laying down a sheet, cleaning up the fireplace and making it look better then before. They also were very helpful in explaining each step of the process and were very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend.Response from the ownerAwesome, thanks so much for taking the time to share your positive experience with us, Sean! When the unexpected happens, we're happy to make the process clear, efficient and clean. Thanks again for your time and recommendation, take care! -The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Kailey SignsKailey Signs ★★★★★ Response from the ownerThank you for taking the time to leave us a 5-star review, Kailey! Take care! :)-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Cindy MarvellCindy Marvell ★★★★★ Midtown has helped as needed on multiple ties including replacing a 100-year-old wood stove! Today they helped me use the start-up system of an automatic one in a historic house. They are always great to work with!Response from the ownerThank you so much Cindy! Glad we were able to help get everything up and running! Appreciate your time and continued business! Please take care and have a great day! :)-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Walter HannahWalter Hannah ★★★★★ Our technician Mason did a great job installing a new top-seal damper and crown coat. Very friendly as well, would definitely hire them again!Response from the ownerThanks so much Walter! Happy to hear about your positive experience with Mason! Thanks for your time and continued business! Please take care! :)-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Allen LynchAllen Lynch ★★★★★ A few weeks ago when we had the 2 days of heavy rain, I noticed water coming into my fireplace from the chimney flue. Midtown and Daniel came out the next day to inspect the chimney and and see why the water was leaking in. Turns out the mortar on the crown of the chimney was cracked pretty bad and two of my three were not covered. Worked with me and gave me an excellent price to get a multi cap, put on the entire chimney and also seal all the cracks. Within a week from the time I called Midtown the repairs were done. The multi cap was installed, it was a great price and I would highly recommend. to use midtown. Excellent work, fast, very fair price, and Daniel was very friendly and easy to work with.Response from the ownerThat's wonderful, thank you Allen! We appreciate you taking the time to share your positive experience with Daniel! We're glad we were able to help you with your leaky chimney in a timely matter! Thank you again and please don't hesitate to reach out if anything is ever needed! :)-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Michael SteinerMichael Steiner ★★★★★ Mason came to clean and inspect the chimney of our wood burning fire place. Also cleaned our dryer vent (long-overdue!). His work was professional and efficient. Definitely recommend.Response from the ownerThank you so much for your positive review, Michael! Happy to help with your fireplace and dryer vent cleaning needs! Thank you again for your recommendation and please take care! -The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 JustinJustin ★★★★★ Michael and Alice were both very nice, friendly, honest and informative, can’t ask for me than that. Will continue to work with them!Response from the ownerThanks for your kind words, Justin! Mike and Alice are the best! We are happy to be of great service and appreciate your continued business with us! Please take care and have a great day! :)-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Kathryn NaveKathryn Nave ★★★★★ Mason did an excellent job. He was friendly and provided clear communication about the service being provided. He was swift and efficient with completing the service.Response from the ownerThat's awesome, thank you so much Kathryn! We're glad Mason was able to provide excellent service with clear communication throughout the process! Thanks again for sharing your experience with us! Take care! 🙂 -The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Tyger YoshiTyger Yoshi ★★★★★ We had some leaking in our chimney and needed to get our cap replaced. Mason came by for the initial inspection and let me know the situation and provided an easy to understand explanation on options. I was given updates on the timing of ordering parts and scheduled the work to repair soon thereafter. Mason came back to do the repair and calmly handled the situation where I may have created some stress -.-. Thanks for the speedy and quality work!Response from the ownerThank you for sharing your positive experience with Mason, Tyger! We always try our best to communicate every step of the way for ease of mind! Thanks for your time and for choosing Midtown! Please reach out if anything else is ever needed! Take care!-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Stephanie HildebrandStephanie Hildebrand ★★★★★ Right from the initial consultation, we were impressed by the knowledge and helpfulness from the team. There was absolutely NO PRESSURE. The fireplace insert is absolutely stunning! Can't wait to cozy up by the fire this winter! We highly recommend them!Response from the ownerWonderful thank you Stephanie!- Byron and Midtown Installation Team Michelle WebsterMichelle Webster ★★★★★ Mason did a fabulous job today servicing our wood burning stove including climbing up on our steeply pitched roof. He also cleaned another wood burning stove for us earlier in the winter and, again, did a wonderful job. We will for sure call Mason again to inspect and clean our wood burning stoves.Response from the ownerWow, thanks so much for this positive review, Michelle! Mason rocks and we're glad you think so too! Looking forward to connecting again and servicing your wood stoves in the future! Thanks again!-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Sherri ScottSherri Scott ★★★★★ Marcus was knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with. More importantly, he located the problem we were having and fixed it on the spot. We’re very grateful!Response from the ownerThank you so much Sherri! Marcus is truly one of the best! We are happy to be of great service and are looking forward to helping with any future needs! Take care!-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Jacob ZeiglerJacob Zeigler ★★★★★ Mason did an excellent job, was very professional and friendly, and made some great recommendations. Would absolutely work with him again.Response from the ownerThat's awesome, thanks so much Jacob! Mason is pretty great and we're glad he was able to help out! Thanks again for sharing your positive experience and please don't hesitate to reach out if anything else is ever needed! Take care! :)-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Jace DavenportJace Davenport ★★★★★ I was outside of a job they finished up. My car battery died and Jacob and his kind employee came over to help me out. Good trust worthy people.Response from the ownerAw, sorry to hear that happened, but we're glad Jacob came to the rescue! We are proud to say, we've got some great guys on our team. Thanks again for your kind words!--The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Karina MartensKarina Martens ★★★★★ My family has a cabin above Boulder. When we came into ownership of the cabin we discovered that the stove and stove installation/stovepipe were very out of code. I looked around for a company to replace and install a new woodstove and decided to go with Midtown Chimney Fireplace. I sent them pictures of my cabin which has a really steep roof and they built an estimate and sent it to me by email. The estimate was comprehensive and easy to understand and when I had a question about it I was able to make a phone call and talk to a human on the other end of the line. I clicked the red approve quote button, paid the deposit, and then they scheduled the work. First they staged the product a few days in advance and then came right on time to do the installation work. Our home was as clean and in as good a shape after they installed the new stove as before.When the new stove was installed there was a small leak near their work area which they addressed promptly. There were no problems with the stove, installation and outside air kit that was necessary to comply with local codes. We love the way it looks!One year later we still couldn't be happier. Thanks Midtown Chimney Services!Response from the ownerThank you Karina, all the best on the new roof. If you need us we are a phone call or a text message away!-The Midtown Chimney and Fireplace Store team sarah finneysarah finney ★★★★★ We reached out to get our chimney cleaned and capped.Jon was very responsive an excellent! He addressed all of our concerns promptly. I was impressed by his commitment to honoring the old quote since we didn't have any changes in the scope of work. His work was efficient and solid, leaving us with a clean and properly capped chimney. I highly recommend this company for the professionalism and quality of service.Response from the ownerWow, thank you so much Sarah! We really appreciate you taking the time to write this positive review and will definitely pass it along to Jon. We agree, Jon rocks! Looking forward to helping you again with any chimney needs! Thanks again for your recommendation and please take care! :)-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Ben SanbornBen Sanborn ★★★★★ Called for help after the heavy snow knocked off a vent cap from my roof. Byron was friendly and knowledgeable and pointed me in the right direction. Thanks for your help!!Response from the ownerThank you! Jerry DrewelowJerry Drewelow ★★★★★ Levi was just here cleaning an air exchanger duct running to the exterior of our house. There was a sizeable mess of an old bee hive clogging things up considerably. The ductwork on the inside at the air exchanger was quite convoluted and Levi definitely went the extra yard to make sure we got the right duct cleaned end to end. We are extremely pleased with his work and couldn't be happier!Response from the ownerWe're so happy to provide you with excellent service, thank you Jerry! We're glad Levi was able to help keep your air ducts safe and clean! Please don't hesitate to reach out if anything else is ever needed, take care! :)--The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Judy RiddleJudy Riddle ★★★★★ Marcus Lacey of Midtown Chimney Sweeps Gig Harbor was extremely professional and knowledgeable when he came to our Gig Harbor residence to diagnose an issue. We will use this company again and hope to work with Marcus! Judy Riddle-Skintauy and Jim SkintauyResponse from the ownerThanks so much Jim and Judy! Marcus is pretty great and we're glad you think so too! 🙂 We appreciate your business and time writing this kind review! Please take care and we look forward to connecting again if anything else is ever needed, thank you! --The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Michael JosephMichael Joseph ★★★★★ Great working with Midtown. They were accommodating, did good work, and made the process easy. Techs are knowledgable and communication with Miya around the permit process was clear and smooth. Thank you!Response from the ownerAwesome! Thank you for sharing your positive experience, Michael! We know any kind of installation can get complicated quickly and so we always strive to make our processes smooth sailing for everyone! We truly value your time and business! Take care :)--The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 TanyaTanya ★★★★★ these guys are great. they've been the first vendors i've dealt with who actually did a thorough excellent job and solved my problem, and for a very fair priceResponse from the ownerWow, thanks so much Tanya! Happy to hear we were able to diagnose and solve the issue for you! We appreciate your kind words! Please don't hesitate to reach out if anything else is ever needed, take care!-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Nick KnudtsonNick Knudtson ★★★★★ Mike was very thorough with the sweep and very informativeResponse from the ownerWe truly appreciate your business and your time leaving us a positive review, Nick! We are always happy to share our knowledge and Mike is one of the best! Take care!-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 Travis MonroeTravis Monroe ★★★★★ I had a small leak through my chimney. Midtown Chimney was able to come out quickly and get it taken care of. Marcus was helpful and got the issue taken care of.Response from the ownerThanks so much Travis! We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your positive experience with Marcus! Glad to be of service for your chimney needs! Please take care and don't hesitate to reach out if anything else is ever needed, thank you!-The Midtown Chimney Team🎩 js_loader

Gas Fireplace Installation

Both natural gas and propane gas are collectively referred to as gas appliances, or gas fireplace. If Midtown Chimney Sweeps provides a quote for a gas insert installation, a gas freestanding stove installation, or a gas fireplace installation we will also review the local requirement so that we comply with building and safety requirements for installing a gas line. Typically, Midtown Chimney Sweeps technicians are not certified or licensed plumbers, so you will need to also work with an expert local licensed plumber to have the gas line properly run to the fireplace prior to our arrival. Midtown will provide installation labor of the gas burning insert and associated full length aluminum liner kit upon proper quote review and acceptance by the customer. Call today to see if we provide this type of service in your area!

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