Why You Need a Chimney Flue Inspection

When winter is on its way (and sometimes arrives early) the last thing you need or want is a chimney problem. They can be hard to self-diagnose, they can be difficult to correct, and they can put your fireplace out of commission indefinitely. It’s important to make sure your chimney flue is safe and ready […]

Signs of a Leaky Chimney

Of all the times of year that you might notice a chimney leak, spring is the most common. The chimney might leak during other times of the year, but the high amounts of water that fall during the spring months make leaks easily detectable to homeowners. Ordinarily, leaks aren’t noticed by homeowners because they don’t […]

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 […]

We Can Fix Your Leaky Chimney!

It’s spring, and although you may have stopped lighting a fire, your chimney is still serving a purpose. Your chimney works to keep water out year-round. During this time of year, storms and heavy rainfall can affect the chimney if it’s allowed inside. We’re here to help prevent water entry and damage. Chimney Leaks There […]

Prepare Your Chimney For a Cold Winter

Your fall and winter checklist may include decorating with a cornucopia, picking up some Halloween candy, budgeting for a Thanksgiving Day Turkey, and hanging twinkle lights. There is more to holiday planning than trimming the tree, and there’s more to winter than shoveling snow and salting the walk. If you haven’t completed your chimney maintenance […]

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 […]