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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 Outdated […]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.