2019 Nov 12 By admin 0 comment

The average cost of a chimney repair is between $300 and $4000. The repair costs depend on the extent of the damage, the materials (type of brick, lining, flashing, etc), the current condition of the chimney crown, and the location of the chimney. A specialist will need to inspect the chimney before they can give an accurate estimate. A chimney safely draws the smoke and hot flue gases from a fire up and out of the firebox of a fireplace and into the atmosphere. Chimneys can suffer from age, damage and structural issues, causing them to need repair. The safest…

2019 Nov 12 By admin 0 comment

Many people don’t know this but even if your chimney looks fine from the outside you could have some severe damage going on. Some examples include moisture getting inside of your chimney. This will wear down the bricks and cause rust, which will lead to cracked flue tiles. Flue tiles must be in good condition or else your chimney can’t properly regulate heat. Another sign of moisture damage is if the paint or wallpaper near the chimney appears damaged.Chunks of masonry falling from the chimney are an indicator of spalling bricks. This occurs when water gets in  masonry and expands…

2019 Nov 12 By admin 0 comment

 A chimney is an architectural ventilation structure made of masonry, clay or metal that isolates hot toxic exhaust gases or smoke produced by a boiler, stove, furnace, incinerator or fireplace from human living areas. The main purpose of a chimney is to keep you warm while allowing fumes to exit from your home. Chimneys work great but if yours lacks repairs then you could possibly be putting yourself and others around you at risk. Although there could be risks if repairs are needed, chimneys are meant to last up to 50 years and with our professionalism we would definitely make…