Rick's Chimney Service of Milford, Ct.

has been owned and operated by Rick Magalnick since October 1996

The Homeowner with These Goals in Mind:

Elimination of residential chimney fires.
Preventing carbon monoxide intrusion.
Improving home heating efficiency

National Chimney Sweep Guild

It is the mission of the NCSG to promote the success of its members by providing progressive services, encouraging professionalism and ethical accountability, and advancing the chimney and venting industry through public awareness of the trade.

Chimney Safety Institute of America

CSIA administers the only nationally-recognized certification program for the chimney and venting service industry as a standard measurement of technical expertise. CSIA is a non-profit educational organization existing to provide chimney and venting safety resources to those in the industry and to you.

Learn about woodstove safety and efficiency. Download this Concise Guide to High-Performance Woodburning (in 2 parts):

Concise Guide part 1.pdf Concise Guide part 2.pdf

Here are some tips on how to start the perfect fire in your fireplace:

Art of Starting a Fire.pdf

NFPA Standards for Inspection of Existing Chimneys


See what professionally performed chimney cleaning entails, and learn how you can prepare for your chimneysweep's visit. Watch this interactive video from the Chimney Safety Institute of America.

Chimney Sweeping Tutorial

Here is some important information regarding the safety and efficiency of fireplace inserts:

Fireplace Inserts.pdf

Beware of Scammers

Typically, these "scammer" chimney companies blanket the area with phone calls, saying basically the same story.

Read More about Scammers