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...
Have Your Chimney Repaired Now in the Offseason

How Can I Keep My Chimney from Leaking?

Did you know that water leaks can cause so much damage to a masonry chimney that it can be in danger of collapsing? The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) is not joking when they claim that water is the biggest enemy of masonry chimneys. At Owens Chimney...