Chimney Repair Service FAQ
Most frequent questions and answers
You may have repairs done to your chimney during the inspection if it has any cracks, other signs of wear, or if the lining needs to be changed.
Chimneys may survive anywhere from 50 to 100 years with proper installation and maintenance. Unfortunately, many chimneys have not been maintained adequately over the years. That’s why it’s so crucial to schedule a chimney inspection before you move in and then again every year.
A chimney liner keeps harmful gasses from entering the home. Even a minor break might allow dangerous gasses to enter the living area. Carbon monoxide is very dangerous.
Most chimneys’ bricks and mortar joints deteriorate. Unfortunately, water, snow, frost, and winds cause chimney degradation.
They play an important role in preventing precipitation, snow, and even animals from entering the chimney. Your chimney vents smoke outside, but it also lets water and animals inside your home if you don’t have a chimney cover.