Providing Chimney Service to Northwest Arkansas & the River Valley since 1983

Leave Your Damaged Smoke Chamber To Us!

Your chimney’s smoke chamber has a tough job. It sits just above the fireplace damper and funnels all the smoke and byproducts created by the fire up into the chimney flue. The purpose of the smoke chamber is to get those products out of the chimney system fast, so that they don’t linger and settle along the flue walls as flammable and corrosive creosote or waft back into your home.

But sometimes, smoke chambers need a little TLC to get them back in good condition so they can continue to do the hard work — and we can help by parging the smoke chamber smooth.

How Do You Know If Your Smoke Chamber Needs To Be Parged Smooth?

  • If the brick used to construct your smoke chamber has holes in it.
  • If there are gaps between the bricks in the smoke chamber.
  • If the smoke chamber has a corbel step pattern.
  • If the smoke chamber is rough and deteriorating on the surface.
  • If the smoke chamber needs extra insulation to prevent heat transfer.
  • If an inspection reveals cracks, damage, or poor design.

Smoke chambers that have cracks, holes, or corbel steps can slow the exit of byproducts and smoke, and allow these, as well as the heat and stray sparks of the fire, to access framing and other combustibles in the walls surrounding the chimney.

Top Hat Graphic of smoke chamber.

Smoke Chamber

Not only is a damaged smoke chamber unsafe — it can also ruin your fireside experience. When smoke and byproducts can’t quickly exit the chimney and instead come back into your home, it can be difficult to enjoy a nice, relaxing night by the fire. And if you can’t enjoy your fireplace, what’s the point in having one?

If smoke is running you out of the room every time you have a fire in your fireplace, your fireplace is a poor performer, or you’ve been told your smoke chamber is in bad shape, call on Top Hat Chimney & Roofing, Inc.’s team of highly trained, enthusiastic professionals. We specialize in smoke chamber repair and restoration, and we’ll make sure your smoke chamber is air-tight, insulated, and smooth.

Top Hat graphic of smoke chamber parging.

Before Chamber parging

After Chamber-Tech 2000

After Chamber-Tech 2000

Parging Smoke Chambers Smooth Is A Specialty Here At Top Hat

The team of chimney professionals here at Top Hat Chimney & Roofing, Inc. parge smoke chambers smooth to restore their safety, functionality, and efficiency. We use high-quality products, like Chamber-Tech 2000, which is a lightweight, insulating refractory mortar designed to seal any cracks or holes and provide a smooth surface that protects against heat transfer.

This product is not only highly insulating and strengthening, but it can also be used to completely reshape the smoke chamber. If a corbel-stepped design is causing your problems, Chamber-Tech 2000 is the solution.

Will it be messy and time consuming? No! The product is simply parged or troweled on by one of our smoke chamber restoration experts. We pride ourselves on protecting our customers’ homes during our services, so you won’t have to worry about a mess.

Before smoke chamber parging there are exposed bricks.

Before Smoke Chamber Parging

After smoke chamber parging the walls are smooth with no exposed brick

After Smoke Chamber Parging

Smoke Chamber Restoration Is Only A Call Or Click Away

Is it time to show your smoke chamber a little love? Let Top Hat Chimney & Roofing, Inc. help. We serve residents throughout the greater Fayetteville, AR area and our friendly, caring, honest, and dependable team has the education and experience to tackle any chimney or fireplace issue you have to get your smoke chamber back in excellent condition. When we’re finished parging your smoke chamber smooth, it will be equipped and ready to effectively and quickly usher smoke and byproducts up into the chimney flue.

Ready to schedule an appointment with a local, well-established, dependable company? Give us a call at 479-751-0432 or reach out to us here on our website today!


One solution to your chimney repair or restoration needs could be the all-in-one Ahren-Fire restoration system. Our experienced crews can help you decide if it’s what you need.

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444 Old Wire Road
Suite 1A
Springdale, AR  72764