Why Does My Chimney Smell?
Chimneys aren't supposed to smell, but sometimes they do. If your chimney has an odor, this is an indication of a problem. The following tips will help you take care of your chimney and get rid of the odor. Why does my chimney smell? Typically, chimneys smell for one of two reasons: Creosote buildup. Creosote buildup is a smelly, tar-like substance that can buildup inside of chimneys over a long period of time.