Signs Your Chimney Needs Repair

signs your chimney needs repair

Fireplace season is in full swing, meaning wear and tear on your chimney. Don’t miss the signals, read our top signs your chimney needs repair.

How Often Does A Chimney Need Maintenance?

Chimney Maintenance

It’s that time of year again! 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. It’s undeniable that a well maintained fireplace and chimney takes care of […]

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 […]

How Summer Storms Can Damage Your Chimney

How Summer Storms Damage Chimneys

Oh, Summer! Warmer weather, longer days, and…mild to severe thunderstorms. Believe it or not, these Summer storms can actually damage the exterior of your home, including your chimney, just as much as harsh winter weather! These storms bring rain, high winds, lightning, debris, and sometimes even hail with them. So what chimney damage should you […]

What Causes Chimney Leaks?

Causes of Leaking Chimney

Chimney leaks are a common occurrence, and there are actually a multitude of reasons why your chimney may be leaking. But no matter the cause, additional moisture in your chimney can lead to irreversible damage or even structural issues that can take years to fix. To help you identify what may be causing your leaky […]

Benefits of Tuckpointing Your Chimney

Benefits of Tuckpointing

Having a fireplace and chimney is both a privilege, and a huge responsibility on the homeowner. Lack of proper care and maintenance can not only be expensive to repair, but can also lead to devastating fires. Luckily, there are plenty of actions you can take to preserve the life of your chimney, and keep your […]