Spotting Damaged Masonry

Now is the season when homeowners are using their fireplace more than ever but may be paying attention to it less than before. When the weather is cold, we spend less time outdoors, and may not look at the exterior portion of the chimney all season long! Winter is the time when the chimney system […]

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 […]