The Many Benefits of Re-Pointing

No matter where you reside in the U.S, your chimney might have taken on damage during the long winter. It might have taken on so much damage this winter, or over time, that your masonry needs attention. If your chimney shows signs of masonry damage, it’s important to schedule repairs before more damage occurs. Damaged […]

Checking for Masonry Damage After a Storm

Spring is here, and with it comes severe weather in many parts of the country. This includes our service area in and around Burlington. If you avoided winter damage, your chimney is less likely to sustain storm damage. However, any severe storm can cause damage. So, it is best to check your system for damage […]

Diagnosing Masonry Damage

Masonry is a complex compound of materials that can withstand centuries of natural elements and use. However there are some things that can cause major damage to your masonry chimney, lowering efficiency, raising fire risk, and causing stains and damage to walls, ceilings, and fireplace. Because the risk is high, it’s important to maintain your […]

Be Aware of Common Masonry Problems

When it comes to your masonry chimney, the old saying is as true today as when Benjamin Franklin said it: “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” A lot of masonry damage can be prevented by keeping regularly scheduled appointments with a chimney professional. The Chimney Safety Institute (CSIA) recommends regular cleanings […]