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Teriesa 11-28-2010 01:06 PM

Toxic smell from fireplace
We moved into a 20 year old house with a regular brick fireplace. When we used it (we tired twice) it gave off a terrible toxic burnt crayon smell.
My husband thinks the previous ower painted the inside. What could be causing that awhful smell and how can we fix it?

Tizzer 11-28-2010 02:28 PM

Hire a legit chimney sweep company to have a look at your chimney.

retro 11-28-2010 06:28 PM

dead squirrel stuck in the flue?

joed 11-28-2010 07:06 PM

Have a WETT certified chimney company inspect it.

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