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?

Tips for Fixing a Leaking Chimney

Fix A Leaky Chimney

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, […]

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 […]

What To Do If Sparks Are Coming From Chimney

Sparks Coming From Chimney

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 […]

How To Waterproof A Chimney

Waterproofing A Chimney

Waterproofing your chimney is an easy, affordable way to prolong the integrity of your chimney and avoid costly, dangerous damage from water leaks.

What Is Tuckpointing?

Tuckpointing…have you heard of it? If not, you may be wondering what it is and whether or not your brick structure may need it.

How to Clean a Fire Pit

How to Clean a Fire Pit

Summer and Fall are right around the corner, which means it’s time to trade in the fireplace for your outdoor fire pit! If you want to ensure your fire pit looks and operates great throughout the seasons, it’s important to maintain the proper upkeep. Both wood-burning and gas burning fire pits will need regular cleaning. […]

How do you fix a crumbling concrete basement floor?

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Is your basement floor cracking? Is it time for professional masonry repair? What works — masonry caulk, professional sealing, or do you have a more serious problem on your hands? Most of the time basement floor cracks don’t affect structural integrity. However, sometimes a floor crack means that there is moisture coming in, the home […]

The Basics of Masonry Today

masonry paint

What are the basics of modern masonry? From stone, mortar, masonry, paint, and brick, learn what you need to know as a homeowner. Things all types of masonry have is that they are heavy, rigid, and often crack. Masonry requires stable, strong soil. In places that have severe cold weather, the expansion of ice can […]