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Posts Tagged ‘ chimneys ’

How to Tell if a Chimney Needs Repair or Replacement

Friday, January 18th, 2019
How to Tell if a Chimney Needs Repair or Replacement

You may not spend a lot of time thinking about your chimney.

You may not spend a lot of time thinking about your chimney. Even if you do, the average homeowner doesn’t know a lot about chimneys, how they’re built, or when they fail. But if a chimney does fail or deteriorate, it can be a huge safety issue. A failing chimney is a fire risk. So how can you know if it is time to get your chimney repaired, or even replaced if it is needed? Here are some signs that you can be on the lookout for so you know when to call in the professionals. (more…)

Masonry Repair for Chimneys

Friday, April 8th, 2016
masonry repair

Masonry repair can restore an old and decrepit chimney.

Chimneys are known for durability, but that durability can lend homeowners to ignore masonry repair needs. Chimneys perform several important functions, and one that is deteriorating can be a safety hazard. As long as you keep up with maintenance and masonry repairs, however, you can extend the lifespan of your chimney and ensure it works properly. (more…)