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Commercial Stainless Steel Stack Construction in Somerville (part 4)

Posted by Alexandra Storrs on Thursday, September 8, 2011, In : Commercial Stainless Steel Chimneys 

Here we can see that two of the smaller stacks have been completed.  They are supported with heavy gauge guy supports.  For earlier progression photos of this project One more to go...
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Top Hat Tips

Posted by Alexandra Storrs on Monday, November 29, 2010, In : Top Hat Tips 
From NFPA: An estimated 15,200 reported creosote fires (23% of all home heating fires) resulted in four civilian deaths, 17 civilian injuries, and $33 million in direct property damage, on average, each year from 2004-2008.

Check out the information and more tools available as part of NFPA's new safety campaign "Put a Freeze on Winter... Fires" at More
Here are some statistics from NFPA's report, “Home F...

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Modular Fireplace Construction (part 2)

Posted by Alexandra Storrs on Thursday, November 4, 2010, In : Modular Fireplace Construction 

In this photo the first part of the platform upon which the fireplace will be built has been installed.  Doesn't look like much now, but wait... To see the project before we got started
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Top Hat Tips

Posted by Alexandra Storrs on Monday, October 18, 2010, In : Top Hat Tips 
As the temperatures begin to fall, critters will be looking for a place to keep warm.  Your chimney flue may make the perfect home.  Make sure you have a rain cap atop your chimney to prevent an animal or it's nest from obstructing your flue.  For more Top Hat Tips
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Top Hat Tips

Posted by Alexandra Storrs on Monday, October 4, 2010, In : Top Hat Tips 
Did you know... that the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) recommends your wood burning fireplace or stove be swept after each cord of wood burned??  This is to avoid excess creosote build up.  A cord of wood is 4'x4'x8' and has a volume of 128 cubic feet.
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Posted by Alexandra Storrs on Tuesday, August 24, 2010, In : Accolades 

The following was emailed to us on 8/17, after Dana did an inspection for an antique stove located on Beacon Hill in Boston.  This is from the architect, Juan Guillermo Uribe Rubio with Pauli & Uribe Architects, with whom Dana met;

"We had the pleasure of meeting Dana Storrs.  If you ever need someone to look at a stove, DS is your person.  He is incredibly polite and very knowledgeable".

(Parts of the email have been omitted to protect the privacy of the parties involved)


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Dana M Storrs AT DM Storrs Chimney, we combine traditional chimney sweeping methods with current and future technologies in the chimney and venting industry. We are a fully-insured and licensed family owned business serving your local community. Chimney Safety Institute of America(CSIA) certified Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License (CSL) OSHA trained