Our Chimney Leak Repair Services: Resolve Leaks & Water Damage With Us
There are lots of ways water can damage your chimney and fireplace and, unfortunately, it’s not always hard for moisture to gain access to vulnerable parts of the structure. Because of this, staying on stop of chimney repairs services, as well as investing in appropriate preventive maintenance, is vital to maintaining a healthy system.
Our Certified Chimney Techs Can Keep Water Out for Good
The chimney sweeps at Clean Sweep 317 know exactly what to do and where to look when a homeowner is complaining about a leaky chimney. We’ll find the issue fast, then can move forward with the appropriate services for resolving it. Turn to us for the following:
Chimney Flashing Repair
Chimney Cap Installation
Chase Cover Installation
Chimney Crown Repair
Chimney Water Repellent
What Damage Can Water Cause My Chimney?
Curious what could happen if you put off professional chimney leak repair services? Here’s a list of the bigger issues water can cause to both your home and chimney or fireplace:
Rusted metal components. Any metal pieces of your chimney are going to be prone to rust if your system, as a whole, isn’t set up to combat water. This could include your chimney cap, damper, chase cover, flashing, firebox parts, and more. And once these individual parts start to break down, your water problems will only worsen.
Deteriorated masonry pieces. Brick and mortar are both absorbent and, if left unprotected, will quickly soak in any water they’re exposed to. Water on its own is bound to cause some damage, but once the freeze/thaw process begins occurring, you’ll really start noticing decay and cracking – and repairs will be inevitable. It’s best to stay ahead of it.
Staining throughout your chimney and home. It’s true that your chimney can become stained because of water-related damages, but did you know your home can experience staining too? If water spots start showing up on your walls and ceiling, it’s likely that your chimney flashing is the culprit.
Rotted woodwork. Along with stains on your ceiling, it’s only a matter of time before water reaches adjacent woodwork, causing it to wear down and rot. And the more damage that spreads through your home, the higher your repair bills will be when all is said and done.
Clogging and odors. Not only does water in your flue make you more susceptible to harmful clogs, but it could trigger some foul odors too. Mold and mildew could form and affect air quality, and as water mixes with creosote, it creates a musty, unpleasant smell.
These are just some of the many examples of things that could go wrong if proper care is neglected. Worst case scenario, damages will escalate so much that an entire chimney rebuild will be in order. Some affordable care now is much more preferable than shelling out thousands for a major renovation – don’t put it off.
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