Category: Chimneys

Common Reasons for Chimney Leaks

Chimney Leaks

Are you experiencing leaking in or around your chimney? This could be a potentially dangerous problem, and it could lead to serious issues in your home if you don’t get it taken care of quickly. There are many reasons for chimney leaks. Check out several of them below. Cracked or torn flashing Flashing, which is… Read more »

Reasons to Have Your Chimney Professionally Inspected

When is the last time you had your chimney checked by a professional? For most people it has been “a while.” What are some key reasons to have your chimney looked at? First, consider this: over time cracks may occur in your chimney’s flue, which is the inside liner of the chimney unit. The flue… Read more »

The Importance of Having Your Chimney Inspected

There’s nothing like coming home at the end of a long day and building a fire in the fireplace inside of your house. It can create a relaxing environment for you and your family and keep your home warm in the wintertime. Nevertheless, if you plan on using the fireplace in your home on a… Read more »

Ice, Snow, Cold and Your Chimney

Now that fall has arrived, winter isn’t too far away and with it will come colder temperatures, ice and snow. Not only will these elements become problematic for the roads we travel and our driveways, but they could wreak havoc on our homes as well, particularly our roofs and chimneys. What causes the damage to… Read more »

When to Replace a Chimney Liner

It is important to have your chimney and its liner inspected at least once a year, especially if you use it on a regular basis. Chimneys need to be checked regularly to ensure that everything is working well and that your liner is in good condition. Your liner is essentially a conduit made of clay,… Read more »

How Long Does Chimney Masonry Last?

Now that spring is here, many homeowners will head outside to work on their home as well as checking for any damages from winter. One of the areas that should be looked at, especially if your home is older, is your chimney. If your home’s chimney was built in the 1950s, chances are your chimney… Read more »