Have you ever noticed cracks near your chimney’s masonry? If you did, you might wonder what could’ve caused your chimney to sustain damage as well as how this issue can be treated. In this post, the top chimney relining and maintenance specialist, Chimney Doctors, shares the top causes of chimney cracks here.
For most people, house cleaning is not at the top of the list for enjoyable activities. It’s time-consuming, tedious and boring, and it can be overwhelming if things haven’t been cleaned for a while. By following some helpful cleaning tips, however, you can make cleaning your home easier. Today, we take a look at the […]
The main function of a dryer vent is to expel lint, moisture and heated air outside. You cannot safely and efficiently run a dryer without a proper vent. Problems arise when moisture leaves wet spots inside the tube, and built-up lint gets trapped in these moisture-filled spots, often resulting in mold growth. Here are the advantages […]
Water is one of the most devastating enemies of chimneys. Since masonry materials – such as brick, stone and concrete – used to build chimneys are porous, these exterior components are highly susceptible to water-related damage. Here’s how water can affect your chimney.
Your fireplace will only work efficiently if the chimney is in good shape. If this component malfunctions, there would be no exits for smoke and combustion byproducts to escape. What’s more dangerous is a chimney that is blocked with debris.