Why ChimneySaver/Permeability is Important

If there’s one thing that can cause real damage to your chimney, it’s water. However, it’s impossible to keep precipitation off your chimney. Whether it’s rain, sleet, or hail, it can cause damage to the mortar. If the temperature drops below freezing, the freeze-thaw...

The Different Ways Chimneys Leak

Finding out where your chimney is leaking can be complicated, especially if you don’t know where or what to look for. If you don’t repair the leak, it can then cause major damage to your home and family. This is why it’s so important to give the team at Owens...

Water Damage and Your Chimney

Your chimney seems indestructible, and for the most part, it is. However, overtime, water can cause major damage to your chimney structure. That is why preventative maintenance is all the more important for protecting your chimney against water, especially over the...

Leaky Chimneys

Have you noticed that your ceiling is looking stained and nasty or even a little saggy in places? How about the wallboard around your chimney? If it is peeling or bubbly, soft around the fireplace, or if the floorboards are weak and not flush with the walls anymore,...

Common Chimney Leak Causes

If you have noticed signs of leaking in or around your chimney, it’s time to give Owens Chimney Systems a call. Although this might just be a small issue that doesn’t require much repair work, it could also be a sign that there are bigger problems that need to be...
Not Addressing Chimney Leaks

Not Addressing Chimney Leaks

When you have something that you really love, you take care of it. When you get a new car, you make sure that you get the oil changed on a regular basis. If you buy new appliances, you make sure that you follow the care instructions so that nothing goes wrong. When...