Cherry Hill, New Jersey’s Best Choice For Chimney & Fireplace Services

If you live in Cherry Hill, Gloucester, Camden, Burlington, or anywhere else in the area, then Mason’s Chimney Service is the best place to turn for all of your chimney, fireplace, and venting needs.

We’re eager to serve you this fall and winter! During a time of year when many are ready to start warming up their living spaces and set a cozy aesthetic with a crackling fire, it’s important to ensure your system is clean and free of any damages. Count on us for it all. You’ll never find a better team to trust!

We’ve Been In This Business For Over 55 Years

When it comes to hiring a sweep for your home, one important factor to consider is the length of time the business has been established. This says a lot about the company! If they’ve been trusted by local families for a long period of time, then they must be doing something right. Mason’s Chimney Service has been serving customers all throughout this area since it’s opening year back in 1955, and we’ve offered unbeatable products and services ever since!

There’s simply no denying our experience and expertise. If you want great results, guaranteed, then give us a call today. With temperatures dropping, there’s no time to lose.

We Are CSIA Certified

Verifying that a company is CSIA certified before hiring them is always an important step in the hiring process. The word “certified” can be used loosely in this industry, so be sure that the company you choose clarifies who exactly they are certified with and has the credentials to back up their claims. If they have earned and maintained a CSIA certification, then they’re clearly a team that is dedicated to education and staying up-to-date and knowledgeable on all of the latest advancements in the field.

There’s no doubt that a CSIA certification simply guarantees better results. Our sweeps work hard to ensure they put in the study time and dedication necessary to get recertified every few years. This means we’re always informed of any potential advancements or updated techniques when it comes to caring for your chimney. Trust in us, and you’ll be good to go no matter what!

Our Reviews Speak For Themselves

A business that receives positive and 5-star reviews is one that can surely be trusted. Check us out online and you’ll discover that people have raved about our customer service and top-notch results. The public’s opinion on a company’s service says a lot about them, and we’re happy to say that we have had countless positive experiences over the years.

The Time To Schedule An Appointment Is Now!

Fall is here and winter is coming, which means the holiday season will be arriving before we know it! Fires set the perfect aesthetic for any occasion, whether you’re on your own, with a close group of friends or family members, or throwing a big get-together.

You deserve to use your fireplace and chimney with peace of mind and reassurance this year. Schedule a sweeping with us today, so you know things will run smoothly and safely when you start putting your system to use. We’re excited to hear from you soon!

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Firestarting Options

As the temperatures outside continue to drop, fireplaces are once again being used as a source of heat and comfort in our homes. However, this also leads to the age old debate: what is the best fire starter?

While everyone has their favorite method for starting a fire, there are very few truly “right” or “wrong” ways to do it. Below are several different fire starting options. This year, branch out from your favorite to try a new one!

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  • Fire starting logs. Fire starting logs are composite chemicals logs designed to ignite quickly and burn for long periods of time. Popular brands like Duraflame can often be found at most grocery stores. While fire starting logs provide a fast and easy way to start your fire they do contain chemicals; make sure the damper is completely open to provide proper ventilation. Likewise, if you are planning on cooking with your fire make sure the fire starting log has completely burned off to avoid chemical transfer onto the food.
  • Fatwood kindling. If you like the ease of fire starting logs but don’t like the chemicals, try fatwood kindling. Made from the pine stumps left over from logging, fatwood kindling ignites quickly and can burn for up to 20 minutes, giving your seasoned firewood plenty of time to ignite and begin to burn on its own. Because it is natural wood, fatwood kindling may take several minutes to fully ignite before it burns hot enough to light other wood.
  • Dryer lint. Re-purpose two things at once by using cardboard tubes and dryer lint to create your own fire starters! Set aside your dryer lint and pack it into the cardboard tubes left over from paper towels or toilet paper; while the tubes should be full, avoid over packing them so there is still room for oxygen to circulate. Because lint ignites and burns quickly, two or three rolls may be needed to successfully start a fire.
  • Wine corks. If your family is regular wine drinkers, you can re-purpose the corks to create easy fire starters! Simply keep the corks in a sealed jar with rubbing alcohol; when needed, toss a couple corks onto the kindling and light! While the cork jar can double as a decorative piece, like all fire starters it should be stored away from the fireplace for safety reasons.
  • Fire starter gel. These sticky gels are similar to lighter fluid and can be applied directly to the firewood. When lit, they burn intensely for several minutes, making them a fast and effective way to start a fire. However, because they are a chemical product it is important to follow the same rules as when using fire starting logs; likewise, some homeowners do not like the chemical smell they can create.
  • Egg cartons. Use leftover materials from around the house to create your own compact fire starters in an egg carton. Fill the compartments of a cardboard egg carton with combustible materials such as sawdust, dryer lint, or shredded paper. Next, pour melted wax from candle nubs or broken crayons over each compartment. Once the wax cools, the compartments can be broken apart into a dozen compact fire starters.