Common Chimney Repairs

Now is the time to consider your chimney system and make sure it’s ready for fires this fall. Sometimes It’s not enough to just have regular cleaning and inspections. Your inspection might have revealed the need for repairs. You should schedule necessary repairs before burn season. You cannot burn a fire in a damaged or […]

The Freeze and Thaw Cycle

The worst thing that can happen to your chimney system no matter what time of year is water damage. A chimney leak can damage the masonry, compromising its safety and efficiency, but it can also damage other portions of the home. When water is allowed into the home by way of the chimney, it will […]

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 […]