Masonry chimneys face a lot of wear and tear. From time to time, repairs are necessary, and they are never something that should be put off. If your brickwork is cracked and your mortar is crumbling, call in an expert today to assess the situation and advise you on the next appropriate steps. The longer you let it go, the worse off you’ll be!
Water & Masonry
One of the biggest reasons masonry wears down is due to water damage. Water enters the brick, then causes countless issues such as rotting, rust, stains, cracks, holes, clogs, decay, and more! All of these lead to bigger issues down the line and they are all things you want to get fixed as soon as possible.
And if the freeze/thaw process occurs, then you’re in real trouble. This is what happens when the absorbed water freezes in the winter, then thaws back out in the summer. As the water expands and retracts, so does your chimney! That adds a lot of extra pressure, which puts stress on your entire system, as a whole.
What Can We Do?
If your masonry needs help, have no fear because Mason’s Chimney Service is here for you! We offer a wide variety of services that can restore your masonry – we’ll make sure it’s strong enough to stand the test of time. Learn more about all we offer below!
- Tuckpointing: Tuckpointing is the intricate process of removing old, damaged mortar and replacing it with new mortar. It may sound simple, but matching up colors and materials takes time and patience. One wrong move could alter the entire look and aesthetic of your chimney. Always trust in a professional to get the results you deserve!
- Crown Repair: Another service we promote is crown repair. The crown directs water away from the brickwork, so that less wear and tear occurs over time. It serves a very important purpose, so keeping it in top condition should always be a priority! Unfortunately, chimney crowns can break down and crack. The experts at Mason’s Chimney Service can get it looking like new – count on us today!
- Firebox Repair: When it comes to older fireplaces, things aren’t always built up to today’s standards. If your firebox needs some work, we can restore it with the proper tools and products so that it works as efficiently as possible. Whatever you have in mind, we can set you up right – let us help make your vision a reality!
Restorations & Waterproofing
On top of what’s listed above, we also offer restorations. Whatever you want us to tackle, we can take it on! And once your fireplace and chimney are in pristine condition and looking great, invest in our waterproofing services, so that you can stay protected for years to come. We use products that will last through whatever bad weather comes your way – trust in us today!