Can Crumbling Brick be Replaced on a Chimney?

Can You Replace Crumbling Bricks

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 […]

What Causes A Chimney To Leak?

Reasons For Leaking Chimney

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 Outdated […]

Reasons To Have A Professional Chimney Inspection

Chimney Sweep

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 […]

Why Do Chimneys Need Annual Maintenance?

Importance of Annual Chimney Maintenance

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.

Can A Chimney Be Rebuilt?

Chimney Rebuild

Chimneys are an essential part of our homes, especially during those blustery Canadian Winters. But what if they are beyond repair?

How Long Do Chimney’s Last?

Lifespan of a Chimney

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 […]

How to Maintain Your Chimney

How To Maintain Your Chimney

It’s undeniable that a well used fireplace takes care of you, so in return you must take care of it. Damper, chimney, and all! 

Top 6 Tuckpoint Facts To Know

Top Tuckpointing Facts

Tuckpointing: what is it and how do I know if I need it? You probably have a lot of questions when it comes to tuckpointing and how it affects your brick structure. Don’t worry! The professionals at Cummins Restorations are here to give you the 411 on everything you need to know about this mortar […]