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Have Chimney Repairs Done Before Fall

Summer is a time to sit back, relax, and enjoy warm weather activities like swimming and sunbathing – not sitting in front of a fireplace. However, because it is not in use summer may be the perfect time to have chimney repairs done. After being used all fall...

Causes of a Leaky Chimney

If you have a masonry chimney, chances are you will have a chimney leak at some point. According to the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA), water is your masonry chimney’s biggest enemy. Every part of your chimney will suffer damage if water is able to...

Common Chimney Repairs

A source of warmth as well as a favorite gathering spot in your home, your fireplace and chimney do require regular maintenance to work properly. The most important maintenance steps you can follow, an annual chimney sweep and chimney inspection from a Chimney Safety...

Spring Checklist

With warmer temperatures heading our way, the spring to do lists are being created as well.  You must always remember to include your yearly sweep and inspection.  While many of these chores are the do it yourself type, chimney matters should be left to the...

Repointing 101

Because of the inherent nature of the materials used to build traditional masonry chimneys, with the lone exception being those that have been adequately waterproofed, water is naturally going to soak into the bricks and mortar.  This water intrusion ultimately speeds...