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