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 »

Chimney Restoration: More than Masonry

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When we think of restoring a chimney, we tend to think of masonry work and little else. However, a chimney contains a number of components all of which must be in good order for a wood stove, fireplace, or furnace to work properly and safely. Here are some of the major non-masonry components that Fiddler… Read more »

3 Common Chimney Problems

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There’s nothing that compares to the warmth and relaxing ambiance of a fire. But if you want to safely enjoy the fireplace in your home, you’ll need to ensure the chimney is properly maintained. Today we’re going to take a look at some common chimney problems. 1) Cracked Flue One of the most common chimney… Read more »

Two Ways to Tell It’s Time for Chimney Repair

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A wood burning fireplace is one of the greatest luxuries a home can have when wintertime rolls around. Yet it is important to realize the importance of regular maintenance and repair–especially where your chimney is concerned. Read on to learn about two signs it’s time to have your chimney repaired. Damper Rust All chimneys are constructed… Read more »

The Necessity of Chimney Repair

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Chimney repair often gets overlooked because when people see brick they think of something indestructible. However, although built to last, brick and mortar are porous: tiny holes in brick allow water to seep in and will eventually break down the structural integrity of the brick. Even though repairing problems with your chimney can be extensive… Read more »

Chimney Repair: Keeping Your Home Comfy Cozy

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A favorite gathering place for family and guests is often right around the fireplace. A fireplace that no longer functions correctly becomes a headache for any homeowner and a source of frustration for everyone. Instead of ignoring the problem, consider hiring a reliable and professional service to inspect and repair any chimney problems that you… Read more »