Painted Chimney Problems

Painting your brick chimney may sound like a good way to spruce up your home, but painted chimneys come with so many problems that you might consider them more trouble than they're worth.

Chimney Tuckpointing

[caption id="attachment_1934" align="alignright" width="213"] Grinding out deteriorated mortar.[/caption] My roofer told me that my chimney needed pointing, or tuck-pointing. What exactly does the...

Three Stages of Creosote

The number of calls that we receive from customers who call us the day after a chimney fire saying that their neighbors came knocking on the door to let them know that their chimney is on fire is...