Derek Lidstrom
Derek Lidstrom started out as a mason’s helper, became a custom home builder, and started Chimney King in 1993. In 1996 Chimney King made the first listed and labeled custom chimney shroud (HHT chimney) and in 1998 as a member of BOCA Derek proposed the Int Fire Code calling for the removal of all non-listed shrouds. Currently Derek resides in Gurnee, Illinois, with his wonderful wife Edith, their dog and two cats, and Rayza.