San Francisco’s Leading Chimney Service Company
& Fireplace Showroom For Over 41 Years!
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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! 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!


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 

  • 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


Hugo DeLa Roca
General Manager

  • US Army Veteran
  • Attended Drake High School and College of Marin
  • Married with 4 children
  • 35 year’s experience managing distribution centers.
  • Loves the outdoor life, avid hiker.
  • Motto: Live by example, treat others with respect.


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 22-year-old son, Zachary that is currently earning a degree at Sonoma State University


Alex Watson
Lead 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”.


Jaime Joval
Lead Technician

  • I was born and raised in El Salvador.
  • I’m married and have four children, three of which coincided college on the same year.
  • I have lived in the Bay Area since 2000
  • I have 14 years of fireplace and insert experience. I found my true passion for fireplaces in 2005 while installing an insert at my own house. My special interest in the industry started and developed to the technical expertise level I possess today.
  • I install, repair and troubleshoot inserts and fireplaces fueled by gas, pellets and wood.
  • I enjoy nature and traveling to far places.
  • I’m fluent in Spanish and English.


Brian Barth
Sales Manager

  • Brian joined the London team in 2016 with a background in sales of 40 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 26 years and enjoys skiing, tennis, music and all Bay Area sports teams.


Owen Martinelli
Scheduling Director

  • Native San Franciscan and has lived in Mill Valley since 2002.
  • Graduated from Dominican University of California in 2019 with a BA in History.
  • Has served in the US Army as a Fire Support Specialist.
  • Owen loves dogs. His family owns 3 Goldendoodles named Baci, Tiko, and Penny. Hobbies include hiking and mountain biking.
  • I love to work with computers and has helped his family with many computer upgrades.
  • Owen rides a Kawasaki Ninja 650 motorcycle and want to go exploring the USA someday.


Trystan Quashnick

  • Born in Lodi, CA
  • Has lived in SF for the last 6 years. Possesses strong mechanical skills and is enjoying learning all about the fireplace industry.
  • Recently had a baby girl with his wife and is very grateful for his family.


Carlos Rodas

  • Born and raised in the Bay Area, CA
  • Has worked in construction for last 6 years.
  • Carlos is also bilingual.


Janis Herbert
Full Charge Bookkeeper

  • Born in San Francisco; raised in Pacifica
  • Lived in Fairbanks, Alaska for 19 years (65 degrees below zero is the coldest she's been in)
  • Played softball for 40 years (loves sports)
  • Animal lover (has 2 rescue dogs)
  • Is a number and word nerd
  • Attended University of Alaska, Fairbanks & City College of San Francisco
  • Joined the team in 2019


Mike Rees
NFI Gas Certified & CDET Dryer Vent Certified Technician

  • Mike was born and raised in Toronto, Canada
  • He first moved to California in 1998 to continue a lengthy career in telecommunications
  • He then moved to the midwest in 2010 and began a second career in Gas Hearth Appliances
  • He attained NFI Gas Specialist Certification on 2011 and CSIA CDET Certification in 2016
  • He joined the London team in 2018
  • In his free time he enjoys camping, hiking or anything else mountain related. His favorite place is South Lake Tahoe.



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.



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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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"... 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.

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