Chimneys are an essential part of our homes, especially during those blustery Canadian Winters. But what if they are beyond repair?
In a time where many are making resolutions for the new year, it’s only fair that your chimney gets a checklist of things to improve, too.
Uh oh, got a leaky chimney? Causes of leaking chimneys can usually be narrowed down to five reasons. If your problem isn’t solved after following these tips, your leak is likely coming from a different source than the chimney! Invest In A Chimney Cover Without a chimney cover, your chimney is susceptible to rainfall, animals, […]
Fireplaces are amazing! Adding a certain charm to homes by providing warmth and a cozy place to gather with loved ones. In fact, many homebuyers today want to know if it’s worth it to invest in a chimney. Other’s want to know if negotiating chimney repair costs during the purchasing process is necessary. Which begs […]
Fireplaces are the perfect place to hang out during the cold, winter months. They are cozy, stylish, and can even add value to your home! However, when your fireplace begins to put on its very own firework show, it can hardly be considered relaxing or safe. Has your chimney began emitting sparks? Read on to […]
Waterproofing your chimney is an easy, affordable way to prolong the integrity of your chimney and avoid costly, dangerous damage from water leaks.
Winter is nearly upon us, which makes ensuring your chimney is in proper order should be top on your to do list! If you find your chimney is in need of repair, there are several steps you can take to remedy the situation. Left unchecked, these repairs can accumulate and result in disaster for roof […]
Can you believe it’s almost August? Soon the leaves will begin to change color and the temperature will begin to get cooler. Evenings will once again be spent surrounding the warm fireplace with friends. If you’ve kept up with your maintenance, of course. Maintaining your fireplace and chimney is critical to not only efficiently enjoying […]
The short answer is yes! In this article we’ll cover some of the most common causes for these leaks and how you can fix them so your fireplace won’t miss a beat this Fall and Winter.
Chimneys are no less subject to myths than Big Foot. Luckily, the experts of Cummins Restorations are here to lay those myths to rest once and for all!