What is Chimney Flashing?

Your chimney is constantly exposed to rain, snow, sleet, and hail. With all this precipitation attacking your chimney, it’s no wonder that moisture is one of the leading causes of chimney masonry damage.There are a lot of mechanisms that are put in place to protect...

Is Your Chimney the Cause of Your Leaking Roof?

Drip, drop, drip. It’s not a pleasant sound for a homeowner. Correct that: the soporific sound of a steady rain can be one of Nature’s most soothing sound tracks. We don’t mean that. No, we mean the annoying and alarming sound of what appears to be a leaky roof. The...
Winter Snow’s Impact On Your Chimney

Winter Snow’s Impact On Your Chimney

Let’s face it: our winters here in the Northeast have no shortage of freezing and thawing cycles, snow-covered rooftops, and resulting damage to chimneys. In spite of Mother Nature’s annual winter barrage, many people continue to overlook the need for chimney system...