- Homestead Chimney
David Bowlby heads a crackerjack team of chimney technicians—that is, chimney sweeps trained to do masonry repairs. If cleaning, or lining, or damper installation seems steep, remember that the fireplace is half the reason you bought the house. (A cleaning is $195; full restoration is about $5,000.)
Best Chimney Service
From the 2006 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).