Update Your Home’s Look With Our Professional Fireplace Refacing Or Changeout Services

The fireplace is traditionally the focal point of the room — the finishing touch that brings the whole room together. But after years of smoke staining and use, your fireplace can be attracting attention for all the wrong reasons. Whether unsightly stains have made your fireplace unattractive or you simply want something that’s a little more up to date and on trend, Leonard & Sons Building Service can help.

Gold fireplace insert with brick surround and wood mantel before refacing

Before Refacing

Newly refaced fireplace with stone surround and hearth and mantel removed

After Refacing

As Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA)-certified chimney professionals and members of the National Chimney Sweep Guild (NCSG), we stay up to date on all the latest techniques and trends, and can take your fireplace vision and make it a reality that really enhances your fireside experience. Whether we’re simply changing out your fireplace. retrofitting a fireplace insert, or we’re refacing your entire fireplace and mantel, you can count on us to deliver amazing results.

Our specialties include all of the following:

  • Fireplace Refacing — Are you bored with your fireplace’s look? Does it just not fit with your decor or aesthetic taste? Consider a refacing! Our masonry specialists can give your hearth a whole new look and provide you with a one-of-a-kind, stunning fireplace that fits with your time frame, your budget, and your vision. Whether you like the herringbone look, colored brick, stone, river rock, or a clean mortar look, we have the skills, techniques, and tools to make your vision a reality.
  • Fireplace Changeout — Is your fireplace damaged, unattractive, outdated, and inefficient? Consider a fireplace changeout! Modern fireplaces and fireplace inserts are so much more efficient than those of old and can make enjoying a fire and cleaning up after easier. Whether you want to stick with the same fuel you’ve always relied on or you’re ready to make the switch to something more convenient, like gas, we can have your new fireplace or fireplace insert installed and ready to be enjoyed in no time.
  • Stain Removal — Are unsightly smoke stains on your fireplace front responsible for your discontentment? Let us help. We use Paint “N” Peel to quickly and effectively remove stains and breathe fresh life into fireplaces in Chicagoland. Safe for use on just about every type of stone, brick, and mortar, Paint “N” Peel is an affordable and fast option for making your fireplace beautiful once more.

Whether it’s your masonry looking out of shape or firebox looking gross, our team is here to help with our fireplace stain removal service. To learn more or to request an appointment with one of our certified chimney and masonry specialists, give us a call at 847-658-7659 or fill out our online scheduling form. We can answer any questions you may have and get you set up with a knowledgeable and courteous chimney professional ASAP.


We can efficiently parge your smoke chamber to help eliminate drafty, smoky chimney performance. Our chimney and fireplace repair services simply can’t be beat.

1201 W Algonquin Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102

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