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Old 11-28-2010, 01:06 PM   #1
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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?

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

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Toxic smell from fireplace


dead squirrel stuck in the flue?
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Have a WETT certified chimney company inspect it.
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