Your chimney system is a very integrate part of your house. During the summer, your chimney and chimney cap help to keep water, drafts, and animals out of your home. During the winter, your chimney works tirelessly by providing heat. Your chimney works very hard to keeps your home and family happy, and it should be serviced regularly to work properly and safely. And now it’s the best time to have your chimney serviced and repaired.
After such a cold and dreadful winter, many chimneys are left damaged. During the winter, a minor crack can evolve into a major one as water fills the empty space, freezes, and expands. This is called the freeze/thaw cycle, and it is one of many ways water can damage the masonry. No matter what type of damages your masonry endured through the winter, your chimney professionals recommend a repair right now.
Having your repairs completed now will prevent water from entering your damaged masonry this spring and summer. Water will not only damage parts of your chimney, but water can also lead to leaks in your home, which could ruin walls, floors, furniture, and more. Repairing the damages this spring will prevent water and humidity from damaging your chimney system. It’s also a great time to make repairs because the weather is very agreeable to the sort of masonry repairs we need to perform.
Northwest can Rebuild
At Northwest Fireplace and Chimney, our technicians are experienced and trained in masonry and stonework. We can rebuild your chimney and repair any damages to your masonry this summer! When it comes to a rebuild, we work together with you in mind and your safety is our top priority. The most commonly used stones are the following:
- Traditional Brick
- Colored Brick
- River Rocks
Whether it’s a repair or a remodel, we’ve got the professionalism and expertise to get the job done. We are not only members of the National Chimney Sweep Guild, but we are also long-time members of our community – aware of municipal safety codes and guidelines.
Not sure if your chimney or fireplace needs a rebuild? The best way to determine the extent of your chimney damage is to call our professionals. Schedule your chimney inspection this spring, and you’ll have plenty of time for necessary repairs. So your chimney and fireplace will be fire-ready this fall!
When you’re start to think about a rebuild, go with the experts at Northwest Fireplace and Chimney. Call 219-413-2349.