Diagnosing Chimney Smells

There’s not much worse than having a rank odor in your home. It is just not inviting, it can permeate your clothes and hair, and it seems like you just can’t escape it. Sometimes it’s hard to find the source of the problem. You look under the couch for smelly...

We Service Gas Appliances

If you have a wood burning fireplace, you know just who to call to clean and inspect your chimney every year: Old Dominion Chimney Service. We’re experts in chimney inspection, cleaning, and repair! We also take great pride in our Chimney Safety Institute of America...

We Can Fix Your Leaky Chimney

Leaks have significantly more cons than pros. If your pipes are leaky, your water pressure will decrease and your water bills will increase. A leaky roof can also cause big problems to the interior of your home. When water gets into your walls or settles in your...

Benefits of a Top Sealing Damper

What is the most important part of your fireplace and chimney system? That’s an impossible question to answer. There are so many parts, and they each play an important role in making your fire burning experience safe and satisfying. For example, a good flue liner is...

Fix Your Smoke Chamber This Spring

Springtime is fix-it time! It always feels good to do some deep-down spring cleaning, and as you clean, you’ll notice things that need repair. You might notice some loose trim as you wash your walls and woodwork or some paint that needs to be touched up. There’s...

Spring Clean Your Fireplace

There are things that you can do year-round to make sure that your fireplace stays in good shape. In the winter, you’ll want to make sure that you use the right type of wood so that there isn’t an additional amount of creosote build-up on the interior of your chimney....

Spotting Chimney Damage

It’s impossible to overstate the importance of a quality chimney inspection and cleaning. At Old Dominion Chimney Service, we take pride in making sure that everything is up and running smoothly so that you can enjoy your fireplace during the cold weather. Keep...