Chimney Storm Preparation!

The weather is the enemy of the home, and the chimney is no exception. There are many ways natural disasters can end, and they tend to live up to their name; in other words, if you aren’t prepared, things will be¬†disastrous. So, no matter the weather,...

Why You Should Schedule 1 Chimney Sweep a Year.

Everything has an expiration date, a time when it needs to be inspected and either replaced, repaired, or otherwise cleaned up. Chimneys are no different; they wear down over time and need cleaning. The question is, how often should you schedule a chimney sweep? The...

Preparation for Hurricane Season

Hurricanes are no joke for the southern states, especially along the coastline. With hurricanes, there will be structural damage to the home and the chimney. Chimneys are normally able to withstand the elements, they are not indestructible. Fierce winds, heavy rains,...

Hurricane Damage?

We all know the damages leftover from hurricanes and flooding. Tropical storms and hurricanes bring high winds that can tear up chimney flashing, chimney caps, and chimney crowns and influence the bricks to chip. While stacks are normally sufficiently able to...

Prepare for Major Storms

When a major storm hits your area, you may encounter some structural damage in your home, including to your chimney. While chimneys are normally able to withstand the elements, they are not indestructible. The fierce winds, heavy rain, and flying debris associated...