When bricks start falling apart, it is necessary to remove them. However, when only one brick needs to be replaced, we use what we call the “cut and plug” removal method. This video will show you how we remove individual bricks.
Is your chimney leaking? Are you experiencing water marks on the ceiling or walls near your chimney? Is there water appearing in the firebox? Similarly, are you experiencing cracks on the exterior of the chimney which seem to keep getting bigger or are bricks actually flaking off from your chimney? Water is the common thread [...]
Q.)No one told us at the paint store that when you are buying exterior paint, not to paint on the chimney, that it would become the beginning of a whole host of problems. Now What? Tim S. Hudson Valley, NY Tim, I am sorry to here this. I will agree with you that when you [...]
Masonry chimney repairs can be difficult to do yourself, especially if they are widespread over a lot of the area of the chimney. Extensive damage often requires the chimney to be partially or completely rebuilt, but sometimes a quality do-it-yourself repair will suffice. A good chimney repair takes a lot of time and effort. As [...]