Winter Weather and Your Chimney

What’s the strongest structure in your home? Hopefully, the whole house is pretty sturdy, but it does seem as though the last thing standing would be the mortar and brick chimney system. It is extremely durable and long-lasting, but that doesn’t mean that nothing can...

Leaky Chimneys

There’s been nothing but rain, rain, rain! North Carolina has been hit with some pretty severe weather, and whether you were in the brunt of the storm or on the edges, or even miles away, you are probably seeing the after effects in the form of lots and lots of rain....

The Dangers of Leaky Chimney Flashing

Your fireplace is beautiful and useful and your chimney is one tough piece of masonry. However, even these things can have issues. One of the more common problems that can occur with your chimney is water leaks. Is your chimney is leaking? If so, it can cause damage...
What Water Can Do to Your Chimney

What Water Can Do to Your Chimney

Masonry chimneys are built to last a lifetime; however, this does not mean that they do not need routine maintenance services. The bricks and mortar that are used to construct chimneys are porous and can absorb water. Every time it rains or snows, water will penetrate...