381-8 Old Riverhead Road

Westhampton Beach, NY

Tel. 631-998-0780

Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9am to 5pm / Sat. By Appointment / Sun. Closed

What is NFI and Why is it Important?


Your chimney is the most important system in your home. It’s extremely important to maintain and use your chimney system properly to keep your family and home safe. If you want to keep it working efficiently as long as possible, you need to ensure it’s properly maintained. We want to tell you about NFI, what it is and why it is so important to hire an NFI-certified professionals to ensure your utmost safety!

Professional Services and Installations

NFI logoYour fire system’s performance and life is determined by how you use it and treat it. If you want to keep your system safe and efficient, then you need to service it regularly by the chimney and fireplace professionals who have the proper certifications. This means scheduling routine and regular chimney sweeps and chimney inspections yearly.

Professional installation is even more important than chimney maintenance. When you choose a fire appliance or build one, you need to hire a certified professional to complete the job. This not only helps your system work better and last longer, but it is a requirement for most manufacturer and homeowners’ insurance policies.

NFI Certification

The National Fireplace Institute (NFI) is the certification agency, who focuses on fireplace services and safety. This nationally-recognized program focuses on proper installation and maintenance of fire appliances and venting systems. You need to trust your hearth installation to an NFI Certified Specialist, especially if safety is your top priority.

NFI Certified Specialists are trained and tested for extensive knowledge and expertise based on standards of safety and protocol. They know about fire safety regulations and manufacturer requirements. Your new appliance may also require routine services from an NFI professional  to maintain the factory warranty! Make sure you read all the paperwork and owner’s manual that comes with your new hearth appliance.

Professional Courtesies

As chimney professionals, we do our best to reduce the frequency and severity of residential fires. We also want to bring down the occurrence and possibility of scams in our industry. You should only choose licensed and certified professionals to come inside your home.

At Beach Stove and Fireplace, we take safety seriously. All of our technicians are certified through the National Fireplace Institute and the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA). If you live in or around Westhampton Beach, NY, we are here to help. Call Beach Stove and Fireplace for all your fireplace and chimney needs at 631-998-0780 today!

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Our Location

Beach Stove and Fireplace is located on Old Riverhead Road between Montauk Highway and Sunrise Highway. From Sunrise Highway take exit 63 south, travel 1.2 miles and turn right at the 381 complex (just north of Gabreski Airport)