Tuckpointing is a specialized technique to repair and restore deteriorating mortar joints in brick or stone structures. For suburban Toronto homeowners looking to enhance their homes’ aesthetics and structural integrity, hiring the right chimney repair contractors will incredibly transform their homes. 1. Professional Assessment and Preparation: The first step in professional tuckpointing involves thoroughly assessing […]
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 […]
In this post, we’ll provide you with some valuable information on when you should repair versus replace your 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 […]
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 […]
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 Outdated […]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 […]
In a time where many are making resolutions for the new year, it’s only fair that your chimney gets a checklist of things to improve, too.
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!