Portland Heights’ Chimney and Fireplace Repair

Portland Fireplace and Chimney Inc.

Resident’s Choice For Premier Chimney and Fireplace Solutions

If you’re experiencing issues with your fireplace or chimney, you’re not alone. Many homeowners in Portland Heights, Oregon, and the surrounding areas have faced problems like creosote buildup, chimney obstruction, cracks in the masonry, and broken dampers. However, there’s no need to fret because Portland Fireplace and Chimney Inc. is here to help.

Since 2007, our locally-owned and operated company has been providing top-notch hearth services to homeowners in the area. We’re fully insured, licensed, and bonded, and have received a TON of 5-star reviews from satisfied customers. Plus, all of our estimates and services comply with the National Fire Protection Association Codebook 211. We’re also certified by the EPA for lead-based paint renovation, ensuring safety for chimneys with toxic paint.

As a full-service contractor in Portland Heights, our commitment goes beyond just fixing functionality issues. We’re dedicated to enhancing the overall well-being of our customers by ensuring their living spaces are efficient, secure, and cozy. Whether you need a chimney inspection, fireplace maintenance, stove installation, or gas services, we’ve got you covered.

About Us

Portland Fireplace and Chimney Inc. is a leading, locally owned and operated company based in Portland Heights, Oregon, with a steadfast commitment to enhancing the warmth, safety, and historical charm of homes throughout the Portland Metro area. Founded and led by Louis Lee, a Certified Chimney Sweep and second-generation entrepreneur, our company boasts a rich legacy of expertise and excellence. We specialize in a wide range of services, from chimney maintenance and remodeling to roofing and foundation work, all delivered with meticulous attention to detail and compliance with the highest industry standards, as exemplified by our adherence to the National Fire Protection Association Codebook 211. With a passion for preserving the historical integrity of the region and a dedication to quality, we take pride in being your trusted partner in creating cozy and secure living spaces.

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Portland Heights Fireplace and Chimney Services

Portland Fireplace and Chimney, Inc. provides a comprehensive range of fireplace and chimney services, ensuring the safety, efficiency, and aesthetic appeal of your home heating systems.

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Chimney Repair

As specialists in chimney repair, our team takes a comprehensive approach to ensure a proper functioning and safe chimney. We go beyond simple fixes and address all aspects of chimney maintenance, including masonry repairs, roofing and flashing, and chimney chase siding. Additionally, our services include the installation of top-notch chimney caps and water seal treatments to prevent weather elements, debris, and animals from infiltrating your chimney.

Fireplace and Chimney Inspection

Your safety and comfort are our top priority. That’s why we conduct NFPA Level 2 Fireplace and Chimney inspections – providing a thorough assessment of your fireplace and chimney to identify any potential issues and guarantee proper functionality. Our inspection service includes a detailed report on the state of your fireplace and chimney, leaving you with peace of mind knowing that your home’s crucial components are in tip-top shape.

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Chimney Caps

We offer a specialized service that goes beyond basic chimney repair – the installation of proper full-coverage chimney caps. These caps not only enhance the aesthetic appeal of your chimney but also play a vital role in preventing debris, animals, and weather elements from entering your chimney. With our installation services, you can be assured that your home is protected, and your chimney remains in top condition throughout the year. Don’t let debris or unwanted critters cause damage to your chimney – let us help you keep it well-maintained with our chimney cap installation services.

Fireplace Remodel and Design

Revamp your lackluster fireplace into a stunning attraction with our unbeatable remodeling and design services. Our experts specialize in an array of options, including converting to a wood fireplace or upgrading to a high-efficiency wood fireplace system, as well as installing a wood stove or masonry heater. We combine innovation with practicality to bring life to your hearth.

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Chimney Rebuild and Full Construction

Looking for expert contractors to handle your chimney rebuild and full construction needs? Look no further than our skilled team! We specialize in both interior and outdoor chimney work, including removal, replacement, and addition, and our state-of-the-art seismic retrofitting ensures your chimney stands strong against even the most powerful tremors. With our rich experience and unmatched expertise, you can rest assured your chimney is in good hands. 

Masonry Restoration

Do you live in a historically significant home, and want to preserve its aesthetic appeal? Our masonry restoration services are the perfect solution. We cover everything from custom flashing and ruck-point repair to exterior rebuilding, cleaning, and elastomeric painting. We offer innovative and comprehensive solutions that will enhance both the durability and appearance of your masonry, preserving the historical charm of your home for years to come. With our expertise, you can enjoy a restored, stunning masonry structure that truly stands the test of time.

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Wood Stoves and Inserts

Are you tired of shivering in the cold winter months? Portland Fireplace and Chimney, Inc. have got you covered! With our superior wood stoves, fireplace inserts, and glass doors, you can now feel the warmth and comfort you deserve. Our certified technicians are experts in guiding you through the selection process, ensuring you choose the perfect appliance for your family’s needs, providing warmth and energy efficiency. With our exceptional products and services, you will be able to enjoy the warmth of your home without breaking the bank!

Gas Fireplaces and Inserts

Explore the convenience of gas fireplaces and inserts with our specialized services. Our seasoned team excels in the seamless installation and maintenance of these contemporary heating solutions, tailored to meet the unique needs of your home. From recommending the perfect gas fireplace or insert that complements your aesthetic preferences to ensuring optimal performance and efficiency, we prioritize your comfort.

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Portland Heights, Oregon

Portland Heights, located above downtown Portland, Oregon, is a highly sought-after residential area known for its stunning views and architectural diversity. The neighborhood is favored by professionals and families due to its proximity to downtown and the presence of highly-ranked schools. As of 2023, Portland Heights has a population of around 6,165, with a median age of 44 years. The average individual income in the area is approximately $86,404.73. The community is characterized by a neighborly feel, offering easy access to Portland’s rich array of dining, shopping, and entertainment options, as well as outdoor activities and cultural experiences​

Transform the Look and Feel of Your Property with

Our Masonry Restoration and Renovation Services in Portland Heights

Do you want to spruce up your home’s exterior and make it more beautiful? Portland Fireplace and Chimney Inc. can help! We specialize in restoring and renovating all types of masonry siding, preserving the historical look of your home. Our team is skilled at custom flashing for veneers, ruck-point repair, rebuilding, and seismic retrofitting. We don’t just focus on appearance, however. We also thoroughly clean and waterproof your home, protecting it from the elements.

To finish off your home’s new look, we offer elastomeric painting. This painting is flexible and long-lasting, giving your home a fresh look that will endure. And if you’re dreaming of a complete makeover, our exterior remodel and renovation services can transform your home from top to bottom. We believe in using our skills and expertise to create timeless beauty on your home’s exterior. With us, your home will look better than ever before.

Why Choose Us for

Portland Heights Chimney and Fireplace Services

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Full Fireplace Remodel and Build

From traditional to modern designs, we are your trusted partners in transforming your fireplace into the centerpiece of your home. Our skilled team provides all-encompassing services, from conceptualizing your vision to actualizing it. With our unmatched expertise, expect a stunning fireplace that adds value and beauty to your home.

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Upfront and Competitive Pricing

We believe in offering our clients nothing but the best, including transparency and competitive pricing. We do not hide any fees – every cost is clearly outlined, ensuring that you know exactly what you are paying for. Our commitment to delivering quality service extends to keeping your budget in mind.


Local Street Knowledge

As a part of your community, our team has extensive knowledge of all the local streets and neighborhoods in Portland Heights. This means that we can respond quickly and efficiently to your chimney and fireplace needs. We have built a reputation as a trustworthy service provider, earning the trust of our clients through our excellent work.

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Extensive Experience

With over a decade of experience in the industry, our team of seasoned professionals has the expertise and reliability to deliver the best chimney and fireplace service. Since 2007, we have earned the trust of our clients by providing top-notch services. As an EPA-certified company, we are also committed to environmentally conscious practices in our work.

Communities We Serve

If you live in the Portland, Oregon metro area, Portland Fireplace and Chimney Inc can take care of all of your inspection, sweeping, repair, rebuild, sales & installation needs.

Our service areas include, but is not limited to:


Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington, Clark


• Portland (North, Northeast,
Northwest, Downtown,
Southeast & Southwest)
• Gladstone• Portland
• Aloha• Gresham• Rockwood
• Beaverton• Happy Valley• Sellwood-Moreland
• Camas• Hillsboro• Sennyside
• Cedar Mill• Lake Oswego• Sherwood
• Clackamas• Lents• Sunnyside
• Cully• Metzger• Tigard
• Downtown• Milwaukie• Tualatin
• Forrest Park• Montavilla• Vancouver
• Garden Home-Whitford• Newberg• Washougal
• Oregon City• West Linn
• Overlook• Wilsonville
• Parkrose• Dunthorpe
• Pleasant Valley• Laurelhurst
• Irvington

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you install a fireplace without a chimney?

Yes, it is possible to install a fireplace without a chimney using ventless or electric options, but it is important to ensure that the installation is done properly and by local codes and regulations.

How long does it typically take to repair a chimney?

The length of time it takes to repair a chimney depends on the extent of the damage and the repairs needed. However, most repairs can be completed within a day or two.

What is creosote buildup, and how can it be prevented?

Creosote buildup is a combustible substance that accumulates inside chimneys when wood or coal is burned. It can be prevented by burning seasoned wood, using a chimney cap, and having regular inspections and cleanings.

Can you install a chimney liner after a chimney has been built?

Yes, it is possible to install a chimney liner after a chimney has been built. Liners can help improve efficiency and safety by preventing harmful gases from entering your home.

What are some signs that a chimney needs to be repaired?

Signs that a chimney needs repair include cracked or deteriorating mortar, water damage, cracks in the masonry, smoke backing up into your home, and visible damage to the chimney’s exterior.

How can I ensure that my fireplace is safe to use?

To ensure that your fireplace is safe, have it inspected annually, burn seasoned wood, use a spark guard, and keep flammable materials away from the fireplace.