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

Grinding out deteriorated mortar. My roofer told me that my chimney needed pointing, or tuck-pointing. What exactly does the mean? Sherry C.  Albany, NY Sherry, We often get calls from...

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...