Owning an older home means you need to pay careful attention to your home’s health. The same is true for old chimney system. Masonry chimneys are designed to withstand a lot of temperature extremes. However, over the years, even the most well-built chimneys start to show signs of deterioration due to operational use and weathering.
There are a lot of different masonry issues that can occur in older chimney’s, and it is important to hire a chimney technician who has experience detecting and repairing masonry issues to check on your chimney. At Old Smokey’s, our experienced masons have seen a lot of masonry issues. We are all certified by the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA), this means we have extensive training on all the latest safety protocols regarding chimney inspections and repairs.
What are some of the masonry repairs Old Smokey’s offers?
We do it all! If your looking to do any type of remodel, restoration, or rebuild, our masonry experts can help you. However, one of the most important services we offer is preventative maintenance service. Your chimney goes through a lot of wear and tear throughout the year. It is critical to get your chimney inspected by our CSIA certified chimney technicians at least once a year.
Annual chimney inspections can catch masonry issues before they become a bigger problem. This saves you time and money while also protects your home from potential fire hazards. If you have already noticed issues, we can help. Poor construction, moisture invasion, and weathering are issues that we constantly run across. Most of the time, these small issues only require minor repairs. However, if your chimney has gotten to the point of disrepair, we can rebuild it!
If you have a chimney that’s looking a little worn out, and you want to restore it back to its original glory, we can help you. Our top-notch chimney restoration service is the best in the area. Our experienced masons use materials and techniques to make your chimney new and beautiful again.
We offer repointing!
Another service we provide is repointing. Repointing is the process of carefully removing old, crumbly mortar joints between your brickwork and replacing it with new mortar. This has a few benefits. It strengthens the bonds between your brickwork, keeps rain from entering your mortar joints, and also liven up the appearance of your chimney.
When it comes to the health of your chimney masonry, we are here to help. Call us today at 260-424-0009, or schedule an appointment online to meet with one of our CSIA chimney technicians to inspect and repair your masonry issues!