The PREFERRED CHOICE for All Things Fireplace Related
Our Showroom Hours
Tuesday - Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm and Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Closed Sunday & Monday  
 
 
 
 
San Francisco’s Leading Chimney Service Company & Fireplace Showroom For Over 41 Years!

San Francisco’s Leading Chimney Service Company & Fireplace Showroom For Over 41 Years! We are the preferred choice!

Fireplace RESTORATION

If you find it’s time your fireplace had some restoration work, you’re in luck — here at London Chimney Services & Fireplace Shoppe, restoring old fireplaces is one of our favorite projects! » more

Appliance SALES

If you live in the Greater San Francisco area and are looking for quality hearth products to enhance your indoor and outdoor living spaces, London Chimney has you covered. » more

Chimney Sweeping & INSPECTION

Do you feel relaxed and peaceful in front of your fireplace or do smoke stains, damaged masonry, and other fireplace flaws preoccupy your mind? » more

Meet The Team

Mark Rizzo 
General Manager

  • Born in Chicago, Illinois and attended Southern Illinois University
  • Started London Chimney in 1977
  • He provides the vision and leadership for the company and believes in a strong foundation to promote future growth.
  • Mark is driven to ensure all have an enjoyable experience when working with London.
  • Enjoys cycling year-round and skiing in the fall and winter. Also enjoys many different genres of music.
  • Has been a Marin County resident for 40+ years
  • Has an 19-year-old daughter, Talia is attending the University of Denver studying Communication, Journalism, and Creative Writing

 

Frank Harwood
Operations Manager

  • Raised in San Francisco. Attended SF State and received a BS in Marine Biology.
  • Enjoys cars, motorcycles, and guitars
  • Joined our team in September 1985
  • The technical cornerstone of the company. Flawless integrity. The company’s go-to guy with questions.
  • Has a 19-year-old son, Zachary that is currently earning a degree at Sonoma State University

 

Anthony Cochran
Lead Technician

  • Joined our team in 2011
  • Enjoys working with customers, relining flues, firebox construction, smoke chamber repair, and minor gas work
  • Hobbies include golf, hiking, and upkeep of his home
  • Has resided in Fairfax since 1977


Brian Barth
Sales Manager

  • Brian joined the London team in 2016 with a background in sales of 37 years.
  • He is the recipient of multiple Salesman of the Year awards.
  • One of the things Brian enjoys about sales is meeting new people and catching up with return visitors.
  • Brian has lived in Mill Valley for the past 23 years and enjoys skiing, tennis, music and all Bay Area sports teams.

 

Carmen Guelfi
Administrative Assistant

  • Carmen joined the London team in early 2016, bringing with her over 8 years of administrative experience.
  • She works closely with our Technicians to ensure London provides the best possible service to our customers.
  • Carmen is responsible for all administrative duties, including scheduling.
  • Originally from Lima, Peru, Carmen enjoys going to the beach and hiking.

 

Josh Henry
Inventory Manager

 

Travis Snelling
Lead Technician

  • Travis has worked in the chimney industry for 7 years, training alongside Master chimney sweeps and brick masons.
  • He is passionate about keeping the classic look of San Francisco’s fireplaces alive and well in an area where styles and trends are constantly evolving.
  • Travis grew up in the North Bay, Petaluma/San Francisco area. His family has deep roots in Marin County, with his father being a 30-year Teamster in San Francisco and his grandparents maintaining an English horse riding ranch across the road from Muir Beach.

 

Alex Watson
Apprentice Technician

  • Alex joined the London team in 2016 and is being mentored by our Senior Technicians, working with them to learn the skills necessary to be successful in the field.
  • He quickly developed a passion for the fireplace industry and enjoys role he plays in helping people keep their homes safe.
  • Alex has a background in construction, automotive and technology which has aided him in developing his skill set in this industry.
  • He has lived in the Bay Area his entire life and enjoys being able to work in his own “backyard”.

 

Mike Fugere
Gas Technician

  • Mike joined the London team in 2016 bringing with him 10 years of experience in the fireplace industry.
  • He specializes in troubleshooting gas appliance as well as the installation of new units.
  • Mike is family oriented as a single father to his daughter and together the two enjoy cooking and various home projects.

 

Patricia Jimerson
Accounting Director

  • Patricia has 30 years of Accounting and Finance experience within the motion picture aviation, aquatic and now chimney industry.
  • She earned her BS in Business Finance from the University of Phoenix
  • Patricia tackles any challenge head-on and lives by a personal motto, “The key to life is balance and smiles.”
  • She is one of six daughters, born and raised in California and is a very proud Mom of her recently married son, Joel Matthew.
  • Patricia enjoys the entire football season, beginning with College and ending with the Super bowl, and spending time with her childhood sweetheart.

 

Christian Lopez
Field Technician

 

 

 

Reading some of the testimonials from our customers will tell you a lot about us and give you a good idea of the professional way we work.

 

 

Service APPOINTMENTS
(415) 380-0330

Showroom SALES
(415) 380-0336

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Awards & Reviews

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Certifications & Associations

Certified Chimney Sweep     National Fireplace Institute Certified
Golden State Chimney Sweep Guild   Contractors State License Board
US Environmental Protection Agency
Hearth, Patio, and Barbecue Association

 

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Testimonials

"... fast working, efficient, professional and pleasant to deal with."
~ S. Reiter, Mill Valley

“Very prompt, explained what needed to be done – showed pictures. Very thorough. Clean. Nice people to work with.”
~ J. Sinnott, San Francisco

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Service Products

       Chimney Inspection Camera System Bernard Dalsin Manufacturing National Chimney is a leading manufacturer of chimney liners, liner kits, caps, chase covers DuraVent is a recognized technological leader in the chimney venting industry. Help draft wood burning fireplaces & woodstoves, gas log fireplaces, pellet stoves, with vent fans CHAMBER-TECH 2000 is the answer to those rough, deteriorated, uninsulated and improperly formed smoke chambers Smoktite is a highly insulative ceramic product that is used to seal, smooth and insulate chimney smoke chambers without removing the damper frame or adjacent brickwork HeatShield® is a chimney liner repair system that eliminates the hazards and draft problems caused by gaps, cracks and spalling in otherwise sound masonry chimneys. Superior Clay Corporation produces and designs components for masonry fireplaces in a complete range of styles and sizes. Flexible, scalable and custom solutions offer high performance and efficiency without sacrificing on indoor air quality.

Hearth Products

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