Why Is My Chimney Leaking?

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Leaking chimneys can quickly become costly, not only to your chimney but to your home’s interior. Left untreated, chimney leaks can lead to water damage. That’s why it’s important to have your chimney inspected annually and fix leaks as quickly as possible. Here are several common causes of chimney leaks. Damaged Chimney Cap The chimney… Read more »

Chimney Repair: Do You Need It?

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Heating your home with natural resources like wood, pellets, or coal can create an energy-efficient way to stay warm. However, in order to safely use a fire, you need to make sure your chimney is in good working condition. Whenever you light a fire in your fireplace, the leftover black soot-like material, known as creosote,… Read more »

Why a Dripping Chimney is a Problem

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For most homeowners, the biggest worry when it comes to their chimney is if it is clean. While a clean chimney to prevent fires should be your major concern, you also need to worry about the other alternative – a chimney that is too wet. If your chimney is dripping, it doesn’t seem like a… Read more »

3 Reasons to Avoid DIY Chimney Repair

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Many people love DIY projects of every kind and want to do anything and everything themselves rather than calling professional help even when they don’t know how to do something. Unfortunately, when it comes to chimney repair, this can often be a rather bad idea as many people will attempt to conduct said repairs themselves… Read more »

Should I Restore Or Rebuild My Chimney?

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All chimneys will need maintenance at some point in order to live a strong structural life. Sometimes, however, there may be a time to choose to either rebuild or restore your chimney. You may come and go from your home without really taking a good look at your chimney but maybe it is time. When… Read more »

3 Signs That You Need Chimney Repair

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A chimney in disrepair is a dreadful sight. What’s worse, some homeowners don’t know that they require chimney repair until it’s too late. That’s why it’s incredibly important to have your chimney inspected annually so that minor problems don’t cause permanent damage, requiring entire chimney rebuilds. Without climbing to a dangerous vantage point, do you know… Read more »

Common Causes of Chimney Leaks

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One of the biggest problems that homeowners experience with their chimney is leaks. In order to remain at peak working condition, regular inspections of the cap, flashing and crown are necessary to ensure there is no damage that could cause a future leak. The Chimney Cap The purpose of the chimney cap is to protect… Read more »

Chimney Repair for Hail Damage

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The stormy days of summer are here and that means strong winds and harsh hail can bring damage to a chimney and a roof. Chimney repair work must be completed in a timely fashion after bad weather occurs in order for the chimney to continue to function properly for the dwelling. Insurance Claim from Hail… Read more »