A clean dryer duct is essential in making sure your HVAC system is running efficiently and circulating safe, clean air indoors. Because cleaning and ductwork requires a lot of skill and the right gear, you should always hire a pro to clean things up. Here’s a quick breakdown of what you can expect to happen throughout […]
Spalling or the crumbling of chimney masonry is a sign that moisture has managed to infiltrate your chimney masonry. Normally, a chimney’s built-in features would prevent water from entering chimney masonry. However, years of exposure to the elements can cause cracks in the masonry and weaken the mortar, creating openings through which water can infiltrate […]
Chimney liners have been part of building requirements since the early 1900s. But surprisingly enough, there are still modern homes that ignore standard practices and omit such a crucial feature. This can be dangerous as it can cause greater risks for a potential house fire or something even worse.
Do not mistake a leaning or tilting chimney for anything but an urgent situation. It is a common sign of serious structural problems and requires professional repair as soon as possible. It is important to thoroughly consider the clues in order to determine the root cause of your crooked structure.
A chimney inspection is a routine maintenance task that should be performed at least once a year. A lot of homeowners decide to schedule this essential chore in the springtime, along with all the other needed repair and cleaning. However, if you had a problem like a chimney leak or animal intrusion during the summer, […]