Fireplace Odor

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Unpleasant odors from your fireplace can be caused by several conditions:

  • Moisture
  • Rain
  • Snow
  • Soot deposits

To get rid of “Stinky Fireplace Syndrome”, you should have your chimney swept and a chimney cap installed to prevent moisture from getting in. Another option you may want to consider is a top damper. It will close your flue at the top of your chimney, keeping cold air from carrying the sour smell down into your house.