We are a Fully Insured company offering chimney repair, sweeping, and inspection in Syracuse and surrounding areas. We offer state-of-the-art video scans and Heat Shield ceramic mortar relining system. Ask us about interest-free financing options. And yes, we service wood stoves.
Wood Stove & Inserts Want to turn your fireplace into an efficient heat source? Blaze Rite can install a high-efficiency Wood Stove or Wood Stove Insert into your existing firebox. Numerous styles to choose from. Call to learn more.Learn More
Flue Tile Removal & Relining Why do you need a chimney liner? Simply put, a chimney liner is designed to vent the byproducts of combustion. Any cracks or holes in a flue tile or liner slows the venting process, and can increase your chance of creosote build-up and eventually a chimney fire. Liners also protect […]Learn More
Chimney Waterproofing Cracks in the crown and missing mortar between bricks allow water to penetrate a masonry chimney. This moisture, freezing and thawing, will cause your chimney to deteriorate rapidly. The cost of preventative maintenance is a fraction of what it costs to rebuild a chimney. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Call for a […]Learn More
Exterior Chimney Repair Cracks in the crown and missing mortar between bricks allow water to penetrate a masonry chimney. This moisture, freezing and thawing, will cause your chimney to deteriorate rapidly. The cost of preventative maintenance is a fraction of what it costs to rebuild a chimney. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Call for […]Learn More
Real Estate Transctions This image is of a collapsing flue system on a home that just went through a real estate transaction. This house passed inspection. Most prospective home buyers are not aware that Home Inspectors do not inspect the Fireplace and Chimney system. The flue system in this picture is venting poisonous Carbon Monoxide […]Learn More
Annual Inspection & Sweeping Don’t Neglect Your Chimney Every fall, Upstate New York residents work hard to prepare their homes for the winter months. The one thing they tend to neglect is their fireplaces and chimney, which makes little sense considering the potential for risk to both property and lives. An inspection by a CSIA […]Learn More
Video Scans If your current chimney company is not performing a video scan of your masonry chimney, they are doing you a huge disservice. Only a video scan can reveal the types of defects that could cause a chimney fire… or far worse, a structure fire. Ask your chimney professional if they perform video scans. […]Learn More
Blaze Rite is owned and operated by Robert Doherty. Robert was born and raised in Syracuse, NY; graduating from Baldwinsville High School. After spending more than 20 years in various sales and marketing roles in the construction and building industry, Robert has seen the best and worst of construction industry customer service. Robert opened Upstate Chimney Services, which is now Blaze Rite to provide Upstate New York residents with the best customer service and support. Having spent the last several years learning the chimney services trade from his brother David, (Mr. Chimneyman); and receiving his Certified Chimney Sweep credential from the Chimney Safety Institute of America, Robert Doherty and Blaze Rite is the perfect choice for homeowners looking for quality work at a fair price.