Many homeowners don’t realize that water damage can cause massive problems to their chimney and brickwork over time. Why do you need tuckpointing? Uncover seven surprising facts that will expand your knowledge about the importance and benefits of tuckpointing. Whether you’re a homeowner or a business owner, understanding why tuckpointing is crucial can help you […]
Your chimney goes through a lot! Winter storms, daily use during the Winter season, and don’t forget the general degradation that comes with age. Although your chimney may appear to be functioning perfectly, this daily wear and tear still takes its toll. Luckily, there are ways to spot this type of chimney damage before it […]
You love those cozy Winter nights by the fire. But what do you do when you notice cracking and crumbling bricks starting to form in your chimney? Not to worry, Cummins Restorations is here to help! You can still safely enjoy those cozy Winter nights, it will just take a bit of work first. In […]
In this post, we’ll provide you with some valuable information on when you should repair versus replace your chimney.
Crumbling bricks? Cummins Restorations is here to help! In this article we will take a closer look at what causes bricks to crumble, if and how damaged bricks can be repaired, and tips for maintaining the longevity of your brick wall, chimney, or home. Why Are My Bricks Crumbling? There are several reasons your bricks […]
There are many reasons your chimney may be leaking. But no matter the cause, additional moisture in your chimney can cause irreversible damage. Including structural problems for years to come. Wondering what may be causing your chimney to leak? We will take a look at some of the most common causes in this blog! Outdated […]
In life, some of the simplest things can end up being the most satisfying. Like sitting in front of a roaring fire on a chilly evening. But fires, fumes, and water damage are the exact opposite of satisfactory. Ensuring your fireplace and chimney are not only well maintained, but also undergo routine inspections, is paramount […]
Unfortunately, each year dozens of homeowners also experience billions of dollars in property damages and injuries from failing to recognize the importance of annual chimney maintenance.
Chimneys are an essential part of our homes, especially during those blustery Canadian Winters. But what if they are beyond repair?
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 […]